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US Capitol Capsule: Another stem cell win for Obama; but Romney, SCOTUS could undo

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After the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on 24 August upheld federal funding for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research and the Obama administration's rules for governing how taxpayer dollars are allocated and used for those activities, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr Francis Collins expressed confidence it was full speed ahead for the agency in funding and conducting the research.

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