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A Scientist Disagrees With The Political Mewling Of George W. Bush

The drumbeat continues.

The director of the National Institutes of Health said Monday that the nation would be better served if federally funded scientists had access to new colonies of embryonic stem cells for research.

Elias Zerhouni, testifying at a Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, separated himself from the Bush administration’s position on such research and perhaps put himself on a path toward unemployment.