News of the WeekEMBRYONIC STEM CELLS

Australian Agreement Allows New Lines

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Science  12 Apr 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5566, pp. 238
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5566.238a

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SYDNEY --Australian researchers are relieved that it's not worse, although many wish it were better. Last week federal, state, and territory leaders attempted to resolve a raucous national debate over the use of human embryonic stem cells by agreeing to allow some research to continue under a strict regulatory regime.