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Rumors and Trial Balloons Precede Bush's Funding Decision

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Science  13 Jul 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5528, pp. 186-187
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5528.186

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Opponents and supporters of embryonic stem cell research reached a rare moment of agreement last week. When aides to President George W. Bush floated options for a possible compromise on government funding for such research, both sides said the proposals were unacceptable.