Rudolf Jaenisch

Aug. 27, 2010

Stem Cell Policy Update

This week, a federal district court judge blocked President Obama's executive order dealing with federal financing for embryonic stem cell research. We'll talk about the ruling and what it means for researchers.

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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