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Modern Healthcare - - News -

When a fed­eral judge ruled last week to close off mil­lions of dol­lars in fed­eral fund­ing for hu­man em­bry­onic stem-cell stud­ies, re­searchers across the coun­try cringed. “It will stop bright, young peo­ple from go­ing into this field be­cause they’ll see their ca­reers be­ing threat­ened,” says Richard Hynes, a pro­fes­sor at MIT. How­ever, some or­ga­ni­za­tions, such as the Catholic Health As­so­ci­a­tion, wel­comed the de­ci­sion.

Front cover photo by MCT/Lan­dov

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