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States, Foundations Lead the Way After Bush Vetoes Stem Cell Bill

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Science  28 Jul 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5786, pp. 420-421
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5786.420

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A bill to make more human embryonic stem cell lines available to federally funded researchers fell to a presidential veto on 19 July. But to many, the first-ever veto by George W. Bush is just the latest step into an era in which private entities and state governments assume greater responsibility for the funding of biomedical research. (Read more.)