Stem Cell Order Signed

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The president puts his signature on the executive order reversing the Bush administration’s ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.

“It is about ensuring… that we make scientific decisions based on facts, not ideology.” Full remarks here.

Plus: Wash Post on Obama’s order on stem cells leaves key questions to NIH.

Later: Obama meets with high school finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search.

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