Politics, Sci-Tech

Court blocks stem cell research in the US

By Andy Rice 24 August 2010

A federal court has temporarily blocked Obama's administration from increasing funding for embryonic stem cell (ESC) research. The judge agreed with researchers who said that (ESC) research necessarily means the death of an embryo. Obama lifted George Bush's ban on (ESC) research in May, but the judge said that lawsuits against the new stem cell guidelines could now go ahead. Read more: New Scientist and BBC News.

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Corruption, Inc

Thulas Nxesi: State Capture forces resist the clean up at Public Works

By Marianne Merten

Op-Ed

Inequality in South Africa: Beyond the 1%

Fazila Farouk and Murray Leibbrandt 20 hours ago

Riding a Black Unicorn Down the Side of an Erupting Volcano While Drinking from a Chalice Filled with the Laughter of Small Children is the title of a dark cabaret album by 'Voltaire'

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