Topic: Dickey Amendment
Federal funds can support research using human embryonic stem cells, ruled a D.C. district court Wednesday. Two scientists had sued President Obama and the NIH in efforts to overturn their regulations.
07/27/2011 06:38 pm
The White House hails the ruling by a divided appeals court to permit federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. At issue still is whether Obama's policy violates a 1996 congressional ban.
04/29/2011 10:07 pm
Embryonic stem cell funding flows again – for now. But stop-and-go funding and continued legal wrangling could push researchers of cells from human embryos to pursue other fields.
10/12/2010 12:04 pm
The Monday ruling is a victory for opponents of expanding embryonic stem-cell research that involves the destruction of human embryos.
08/23/2010 09:12 pm