Here are your stem cells, take 'em or leave 'em

Westphal, Sylvia Pagan
November 2001
New Scientist;11/17/2001, Vol. 172 Issue 2317, p6
Reports the release of human embryonic stem cells approved by the National Institutes of Health in the United States. Announcement of President George W. Bush allowing federally funded research with existing cell lines; Possibility of the cell lines to develop into differentiated tissues; Patterns of gene expression.


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