Korea to Join Stem Cell Race

South Korea has been reluctant to support local scientists for research into cloned human stem cells. However, with the new U.S. government deciding to lift the country’s restrictions on federal funding for new stem cell research, Korean regulators are feeling increasing pressure to do the same for researchers here. The National Bioethics Committee last month delayed its decision over whether to allow the Seoul-based Cha Medical Center to conduct research on embryonic stem cells created from cloned human embryos.


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