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A Liquid Nitrogen bank containing suspension of stem cells. Via Shutterstock

US government considers ethics of aborted tissue research

A new federal ethics advisory board for fetal tissue research has convened to consider future federally-funded research proposals that involve... Read more

A Liquid Nitrogen bank containing suspension of stem cells. Via Shutterstock

Senators introduce bill to stop federally funded embryonic stem cell research

The Patients First Act would reverse President Barack Obama’s 2009 executive order that allowed for federally-funded research at NIH using... Read more

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NIH issues new guidelines for funding research on aborted fetal tissue

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have issued new guidelines with restrictions for scientists seeking federal grants to use tissue... Read more

The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD.

National Institutes of Health to not renew contract over fetal tissue use

The National Institutes of Health will not renew a contract with the University of California San Francisco over concerns about... Read more