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Submission + - Flawed stem cell data withdrawn

An anonymous reader writes: It is one of the best-known stem cell papers in the past five years, describing adult cells that seemed to hold the same promise as embryonic stem cells. That would sidestep the tricky ethical issues for many. Now, following a New Scientist investigation, some of the data contained within the papers is being questioned. Nice to see some proper nosey journalism.

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