Judge Tosses Stem Cell Lawsuit
A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a challenge to government-funded embryonic stem cell research in Greater Boston and other parts of the country.
"Stem cell scientists didn't take [lawsuit] that seriously, so, it has not abridged the activities that we've been pursuing in any serious way," said Harvard University Prof. Douglas Melton, co-director of the school's Stem Cell Institute.
A judge had briefly ordered a suspension in stem cell research because of the lawsuit, but a higher court had previously reversed the ruling.
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