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Stem Cells

  • Researchers first extract stem cells from human embryos

  • First Successful human transplant of insulin-making cells from cadavers

  • President Bush restricts federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research

  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International creates $20 million fund-raising effort to support stem-cell research

  • Harvard researchers grow stem cells from embryos using private funding

  • Ballot measure for $3 Billion bond for stem cells

  • President Obama lifted an eight-year-old ban on embryonic stem cell research