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The Politics and Realities of Stem Cell Research

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The Politics and Realities of Stem Cell Research

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The Politics and Realities of Stem Cell Research

The Politics and Realities of Stem Cell Research

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First Lady Laura Bush is defending the current administration against charges of stymieing stem-cell research. How many stem cell lines are actually available to scientists? And how might the issue play in this year's election?

Joe Palca, NPR senior science correspondent