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Appeals Court Hears Human Embryonic Stem Cell Case

By Donna Young

Monday, December 13, 2010
WASHINGTON – A district judge's interpretation of the Dickey-Wicker Amendment was "fundamentally flawed" when the court ruled that human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research was illegal, and therefore, the order should be reversed, a government lawyer argued last week before a three-judge panel from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

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