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U.K. Researchers Win Concessions on Draft Tissue Law

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Science  02 Jul 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5680, pp. 29
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5680.29a

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CAMBRIDGE, U.K.-- The British government has significantly modified a controversial bill regulating the use of human tissues collected as part of medical procedures and autopsies, after scientists warned that an earlier draft would seriously hamper research.