An editorial at Science Progress says that as Americans prepare to inaugurate a new president, they should also think differently about their stem cell politics. "The stem cell wars have provided a great example of how not to conduct the politics of science," writes Marcy Darnovsky, associate executive director of the Center for Genetics and Society.

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