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Stem Cells: A Way Forward

A new report provides some moral guidelines
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KLAUS GULDBRANDSEN Science Photo Library

Korean investigators have extracted stem cells from a cloned human embryo. A Harvard biologist has developed 17 lines of human embryonic stem cells that he is making freely available to the scientific community. A ballot drive in California seeks to raise $3 billion for similar science [see "The Stem Cell Challenge," by Robert Lanza and Nadia Rosenthal].

Unquestionably, research on human embryonic stem cells is moving forward.

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