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Tom Harkin: stem cell decision ‘a victory for patients’

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin reacted to news Friday that an appellate court overturned a ban of federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, noting that it protects the ability of scientists to continue to explore possible medical advances.

Obama set to lift stem cell research ban, biomedical sector rejoices

Rep. Diana DeGette's arduous eight year battle to repeal President George W. Bush's 2001 executive order to restrict federal funding on embryonic stem cell research may be resolved with a similar flick of the presidential pen, says a top aide to Barack Obama.

Live Q&A with Diana DeGette on Stem Cell Bill

Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-Denver) joined us today for a live 30-minute Q&A with Colorado Confidential readers. Rep. DeGette responded to your questions on the...

COMING: Live Q&A with Rep. Diana DeGette on Stem Cell Bill

Join Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-Denver) for a live 30-minute Q&A on Friday, May 9 at 11 a.m. MDT with Colorado Confidential readers. DeGette will...

Magazine Calibrates Presidential Candidates’ Stands on Science

"It's pretty hard to find a candidate from either party who's gung ho for science," U.S. Rep. Vernon Ehlers (R-Mich.) told the journal Science...

Science Sunday: Stem Cell Debate May Take New Turns

New breakthrough answers some of the ethical objections to embryonic stem cell research. But the technology is young.Recent breakthroughs that may permit the...

Breakthrough Opens the Door Wide for Stem-cell Researchers

New breakthrough will benefit all stem-cell researchers, CU professor says.Findings about production of  stem-cells from adult skin cells, announced at a press conference Tuesday...

Scientists Create Stem Cells Without Embryos

Researchers produce "pluripotent" stems cells from human skin cells, potentially removing ethical concerns for life-saving research.The battle over stem cell research is one of...

Salazar Supports Federal Funding for Stem Cell Research

Passing legislation for federal funding of stem cell research "is the right thing to do" even in the face of a near-certain presidential veto,...

DeGette’s Stem Cell Bill Hearing Airing on C-SPAN Now

Watch the live proceedings on RealMedia: The Windows Media stream is linked here.