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State hands out stem cell awards hoping to keep research in Maryland (access required)

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission has approved awards of more than $8.5 million for companies and research institutes to address more than 20 diseases and conditions. The money will be spread among six companies and six research institutes in ...

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Under Armour: Only cover letters in 140 characters (access required)

Say you had to tweet your cover letter and file your resume through a Facebook page. Does the idea make you panicky? Under Armour is looking for two intern candidates to join its “Ultimate Intern Team.” The program is open ...

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D.C. Circuit weighs stem cell research ban

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration pleaded with an appeals court Monday to overturn a judge’s order halting federal funding of stem cell research, arguing the ban would irreparably harm scientific progress toward potentially lifesaving medical treatment. A three-judge panel of ...

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Senator pushes bill to legalize stem cell research

WASHINGTON — Sen. Arlen Specter on Monday initiated a drive to legalize federal funding of embryonic stem cell research, superseding conflicting court decisions that he said are slowing critical work to find cures for crippling diseases. The Pennsylvania Democrat, speaking ...

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Appeals court puts stem cell funding ban in limbo

Scientists in Maryland don’t agree on what an appellate court’s ruling to temporarily lift a ban on the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research means for them. “This is good news,” Curt Civin, director of the Center for Stem ...

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