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Stem Cells: Do Americans Agree with Bush?

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Stem Cells: Do Americans Agree with Bush?

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Stem Cells: Do Americans Agree with Bush?

Stem Cells: Do Americans Agree with Bush?

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President Bush has again vetoed a bill to expand funding for stem cell research. Does the president's vote reflect the views of most Americans? A new study says over half the patients getting fertility treatments would donate their unused embryos to science. The paper's lead author discusses the survey.

Anne Drapkin Lyerly, associate professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, and History of Medicine, Duke University