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Stanford University opens new stem cell building, bucking federal restrictions
The Mercury News

Across the nation, embryonic stem cells live in legal limbo, their fate uncertain with a lawsuit challenging public funding for research. But they are cherished celebrities at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, which on Wednesday inaugurated a new home for them at the Lorry I. Lokey Stem Cell Research Building, now the largest stem cell facility in the nation. “The stem cell revolution has been launched in California,” Bob Klein of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine declared at the afternoon ceremony.