After President Obama overturned Bush-era policy restricting federal funding of embryonic stem cell research in 2009, Nebraska Right to Life led a protest of the research outside the University of Nebraska regents' meeting. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

toggle caption Nati Harnik/AP

Cloning, Stem Cells Long Mired In Legislative Gridlock

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/184261714/184399403" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A scientist removes the nucleus from a human egg using a pipette. This is the first step to making personalized embryonic stem cells. Courtesy of OHSU Photos hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of OHSU Photos

Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/183916891/184261872" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The anthrax vaccine has been given to more than 1 million adults in the military. But no one knows how well it would work in children. Randy Davey/Reuters/Landov hide caption

toggle caption Randy Davey/Reuters/Landov

Bioethics Panel Warns Against Anthrax Vaccine Testing On Kids

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/174550155/174708572" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript