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Stanford Gets Gift for New Institute

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Science  20 Dec 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5602, pp. 2307-2308
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5602.2307a

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Stanford University last week announced the formation of a new, privately funded institute to marry research on stem cells and cancer in a search for new therapies. The announcement precipitated a brief media flurry over the issue of cloning, leaving university officials scrambling to beat down press accounts that suggested the school might become a baby factory.