Diana DeGette

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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\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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