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The IntersectionBy Chris MooneyJan 12, 2006 12:28 PM

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It's by Matthew Nisbet, and it's about the changing politics of the stem cell issue in the wake of the Hwang scandal. The gist: The public had grown quite supportive of embryonic stem cell research, but the 2004 electoral campaign polarized the issue, and now the Korean fraud story has potential to turn opinion the other way. The data are troubling enough that Nisbet concludes with the suggestion that "perhaps the focus on funding stem cell research in science-friendly states remains a best strategy for stem cell proponents." Read the whole article.

P.S.: Potentially contrary data comes in courtesy of Thoughts from Kansas....

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