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A U.S. district court issued a preliminary injunction on Monday, stopping the federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research in the Obama administration’s new guidelines.
The court ruled in favor of a suit filed by Dr. James L. Sherley, a former MIT professor and scientist, and other researchers who said human embryonic stem cell research involves the destruction of human embryos. They also made the very sensible argument that funds plowed into useless ESC research are depriving life-saving research and cures with adult stem cells.
Judge Royce Lamberth granted the injunction after finding that the lawsuit would likely …