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New Jersey to Fund State Research on Stem Cells

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New Jersey to Fund State Research on Stem Cells

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New Jersey to Fund State Research on Stem Cells

New Jersey to Fund State Research on Stem Cells

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New Jersey takes the unprecedented step of including funding for stem-cell research in its state budget. The move is controversial, because it allows the state to pay for embryonic stem cell research and circumvent federal government funding guidelines. Barbara Mantel reports.