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  • Science, Medical Groups Express Support for Fetal Tissue Research
    by AIBS on August 3, 2020 at 1:48 pm

    The American Institute of Biological Sciences joined a coalition of 90 scientific, academic, and medical groups to express support for the continued use of human fetal tissue in biomedical research. In a July 28, 2020, letter to the National […]

  • RISE Act Introduced in Senate
    by AIBS on August 3, 2020 at 1:47 pm

    On July 23, 2020, a companion measure to the House's Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act (H.R. 7308) was introduced in the Senate by Senators Edward Markey (D-MA), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Gary Peters (D-MI), and Cory Gardner (R-CO).... […]

  • Senate Lawmakers Unveil Coronavirus Relief Measure
    by AIBS on August 3, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    On July 27, 2020, Republican lawmakers in the Senate unveiled a $1 trillion stimulus package to address the impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Health, Economic Assistance, Liability, and Schools Act or HEALS Act includes $105 billion […]

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