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   Posted 11/11/2006 8:58 PM (GMT -6)   
It seems almost certain now that the ban on theraputic stem cell cloning will be lifted.  In a close vote, the senate passed the motion.  It now goes before the house of reps, but the numbers there are much more in favour of lifting the ban. 
The ethical debate will continue to rage.  However, purely from the research side, this is brilliant news.  We have some amazing people down here who will be free to work on treatments and cures for heart disease, Parkinson's disease, diabetes etc.
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