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Farai Chideya: On President Obama’s Nobel

By Chideya Farai
When I woke up this morning to find out that President Obama had won the Nobel prize, based on diplomacy and anti-nuclear proliferation work, I immediately sent notice to my circle of friends, and then went onto the social media space to see what the other instapundits were saying. One of them — a real, actual paid pundit — wrote,…
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A New Outlook for Stem Cell Research

By Elizabeth Poynor, M.D., Ph.D.
by Dr. Elizabeth Poynor President Obama, at a White House ceremony on Monday, announced a lifting  of the eight-year ban on federal support of stem cell research that was imposed by President Bush in 2001. While no decisions have yet been made about expansion of federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, today’s move holds great promise for the future…
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