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Millions of dollars flow from the National Institutes of Health to research laboratories and life sciences technology firms. Three million dollars to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore last year; 131,000 to Glycosan Biosystems in Salt Lake City, Utah. Both studying ways embryonic stem cells could cure diseases. Recently a federal lawsuit threatening to cut off that funding has energized a number of Capitol Hill lawmakers, including Maryland Democrat Chris Van Hollen, who want this line of research to go forward permanently.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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