Gideon Gil

Health and Science Editor, Boston Globe

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Health and Science Editor for the Boston Globe

Gideon Gil on KCRW

Two teams of scientists, one in  Japan  and another in  Wisconsin , have solved a medical riddle by  producing stem cells  for research without destroying human embryos in the process.

Stem Cell Breakthrough

Two teams of scientists, one in Japan and another in Wisconsin , have solved a medical riddle by producing stem cells for research without destroying human embryos in the process.

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