Calif. Cities Compete to Attract Stem Cell Researchers

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Last year, California voters agreed to spend $3 billion on stem cell research. Now, city managers agree that whichever city ends up winning the bid for a new institute will probably become the center for a burgeoning biotech research area, bringing new jobs and new payroll taxes. Member station KQED's Sarah Varney reports.



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