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Frist's Support Raises Odds for Passage of Stem Cell Bill

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Science  05 Aug 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5736, pp. 858
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5736.858

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After failing all month to hold a promised vote on stem cell legislation, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) announced that he supports expanding the number of embryonic stem cell lines eligible for federal funding.