Obama urges lawmakers to protect investment in medical research

Source: BIO SmartBrief
President Barack Obama urged Congress during his State of the Union address to continue funding scientific research, saying “the discoveries taking place in our federally financed labs and universities could lead to new treatments that kill cancer cells but leave healthy ones untouched.” He referenced past U.S. scientific triumphs and asked Congress not to let other countries “win the race for the future.” Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (1/25), Nature News/News Blog (1/25)

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