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Vatican to finance adult stem cell research

The Vatican is pushing for research of adult stem cells as an alternative to the use of embryonic stem cells, which the Catholic Church opposes because it maintains that the destruction of the embryo amounts to the killing of human life.Full story

Veterinarians using stem cells to treat animals

Thousands of dogs and horses with degenerative arthritis have been helped with stem cell treatments, owners say, despite lack of evidence such treatments work. Full story

Stem cell payoff could take decades not days

For all the past week's headlines about embryonic stem cells' medical promise there is a sobering reality: The science to prove that promise will take years. Full story

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Brazil OKs embryonic stem cell research

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