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Science  03 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5727, pp. 1388-1389
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5727.1388

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Fifty Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives defied their party leader and voted last week to allow federally funded scientists to do research with human embryonic stem cells derived after President George W. Bush's 9 August 2001 ban.