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Monthly Archives: March 2009

Injured athlete to get $15 million

The attorney for a former West Seattle High School wrestling standout who suffered a spinal-cord injury two years ago during a wrestling practice, says a $15 million settlement with the Seattle School District will...

South Florida doctors look to speed up stem cell research

As President Barack Obama eased restrictions on embryonic stem cell research Monday, South Florida scientists said they will pursue the controversial research in their labs as they look for cures. For more than a decade,...

Stem cell issues: State could restrict research on embryos

A bill that would limit stem cell research in Georgia and define a living human embryo as a person, has a good chance of coming before the state Senate for a vote Thursday. The “Ethical...

Obama Is Leaving Some Stem Cell Issues to Congress

WASHINGTON — While lifting the Bush administration’s restrictions on federally financed human embryonic stem cell research, President Obama intends to avoid the thorniest question in the debate: whether taxpayer dollars should be used to...

Bringing Purpose to All Forms of Human Life: Thoughts on Stem Cell Research

Matthew Sanford writes: My wife Jennifer and I have a nine-year-old son named Paul. We are both his biological and everyday parents. This amazing, life-transforming opportunity was made possible by in-vitro...

California scientists celebrate Obama’s lifting of restrictions on stem cell research

KPCC's Nick Roman says people and institutions across California welcomed President Obama's decision to lift restrictions on federal funding for stem cell research. Nick Roman: Perhaps the most prominent voice in favor of lifting the...

Neuralstem’s Human Stem Cells Integrate into Nervous System of Rats with Animal Model of...

Make Synaptic Contact with Host Motor Neurons ROCKVILLE, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transplanted human neural stem cells (hNSCs) developed by Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: CUR) made synaptic contacts with the motor neurons of...

Stem Cell-ebration

By wide majorities, Americans love stem cell research. According to Gallup numbers 64% find it morally acceptable, and 52% support easing the restrictions or having none at all. Today, your president Barack Obama repealed...

Stem-cell policy change liberating to researchers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight years of frustration are close to an end for scientists seeking ways to use embryonic stem cells to combat illness and injury. On Monday, President Barack Obama plans to reverse limits...

Georgia colleges embrace Obama’s stem cell decision

For eight years, scientists have taken extreme measures to continue researching how embryonic stem cells could treat illness and injury. With limits on federal money for their studies, some set up freestanding labs, with dedicated...