Complexity Digest 2006.31 - 02
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Biomedical Research: States, Foundations Lead the Way After Bush Vetoes, Science
Excerpts: But to many, George W. Bush's action only marked another step into an era in which private entities and state governments assume greater responsibility for the funding of biomedical research. Rather than being despondent over the veto, many stem cell advocates are feeling pumped up. One is California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who announced last week that the state is loaning the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) $150 million to get rolling. "I think with one stroke, the president energized the CIRM program," (...).
- Source: Biomedical Research: States, Foundations Lead the Way After Bush Vetoes
[ http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/313/5786/420 ], Stem Cell Bill, Constance Holden, Science : 420-421, 06/07/28