Burning issues

November 2004
Nature;11/11/2004, Vol. 432 Issue 7014, p131
Academic Journal
The article presents information on some issues related to environment. The engagement of society's upper echelons with the problems of climate change reached a peak last week, when Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied in Berlin by ministers from Great Britain and Germany, launched a bilateral collaboration of the two countries climatologists, business and investment communities. The dream has come true for biologists in California who want to work with human embryonic stem cells. A large sum of money ($300 million annually for ten years), the promise of new buildings, a state research institute dedicated to the field and a constitutional guarantee of the right to do the work all sailed through in a referendum last week.


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