Karen Kaplan

Technology reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Technology reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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The Obama White House says today that even George W. Bush’s limited guidelines for stem cell research might be overturned by  yesterday’s judicial ruling  in Washington.

Scientists Decry Ruling Halting Embryonic Stem Cell Research

The Obama White House says today that even George W. Bush’s limited guidelines for stem cell research might be overturned by yesterday’s judicial ruling in Washington.

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One survey shows 64% of Americans are uncomfortable about
eating the meat of cloned animals, but the  FDA  says it's as safe as the
original.    Though diners may never find
cloned…

LA Diners Chew on Cloned Beef

One survey shows 64% of Americans are uncomfortable about eating the meat of cloned animals, but the FDA says it's as safe as the original.   Though diners may never find cloned…

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