Thursday, August 6, 2009
President Obama Approves New Guidelines on Stem Cell Research
NY Times/Reuters (7/30): Obama Enacts New U.S. Stem Cell Research Rules:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama directed federal agencies on Thursday to enact new rules governing federally funded research on human embryonic stem cells.
The rules, issued earlier this year by the National Institutes of Health, loosened some ethical requirements that scientists said could have cost them a decade of work....