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An Inch Closer to a Cure for Diabetes

Scientists think they may have moved closer to a cure for the type of the disease that develops in childhood and typically leads to a lifetime of bothersome insulin injections.

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Bush’s ‘Stem Cell Victory’

Scientists may have found a way to grow stem cells without using embryos. The president’s people are claiming this as a White House victory, causing a flood of gall on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Posted on Nov 28, 2007 READ MORE


Science Progresses Despite Politics

With the stem cell debate, scientists once again have to negotiate the political gauntlet, where every breakthrough is met by an ill-informed stump speech.

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Marie Cocco: Protecting Blastocysts, Forsaking Humans

It was more important for Bush to veto a bill on stem cell research than it was to push for a halt to the slaughter claiming actual human lives in the Middle East.

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Ellen Goodman: Putting a Wedge Between the Right and Loony Right

The columnist says Bush’s veto of the stem cell bill has set him apart from his colleagues in the GOP and put him squarely in the ranks of the loony right. She also takes on a range of other “wedge issues” that have proved so divisive as to end up dividing even the staunchest conservatives.

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British Scientists Seeking Rabbit-Human Embryo

The researchers want to produce genetically defective stem cells to further the study of incurable diseases. | story

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