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Articles by John A. Hawkinson

NEWS EDITOR
September 10, 2010
A federal appeals court ordered yesterday that human embryonic stem cell research funded by the NIH can resume temporarily, while the court hears arguments in the case.
NEWS EDITOR
September 7, 2010
Many stem cell researchers have been left uncertain about their own future and the future of their field as they wait for a federal judge to decide whether to allow the NIH to fund human embryonic stem cell research, within and without of its walls.
NEWS EDITOR
September 3, 2010
A federal judge may decide in the next week whether to issue an emergency stay of his own injunction against federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research. The stay would temporarily stop the injunction.
NEWS EDITOR
August 31, 2010
Last Friday, in the first step since Anna Tang’s trial came to an abrupt halt early this summer, the Middlesex Superior Court agreed to relax Tang’s house arrest so she can attend a class in “Mobile Application Development” at Boston University’s Metropolitan College on Monday evenings. The class covers the Google Android and Apple iPhone operating systems.
NEWS EDITOR; TUE., 5:28 P.M.
August 31, 2010
The United States Department of Justice filed an appeal and an emergency motion this afternoon for a stay in <i>Sherley v. Sibelius</i>, the stem cell case under which an injunction issued last week Monday. That injunction prevents the NIH and other federal agencies from funding or considering to fund stem cell research, and has derailed many grants that were in the pipeline for consideration.
NEWS EDITOR
August 27, 2010
Stem cell research at MIT and throughout the country seems sure to be strongly impacted by a federal court ruling Monday prohibiting the use of federal funds to support human embryonic stem cell research.
NEWS EDITOR; UPDATED WEDNESDAY 11:44 P.M.
August 4, 2010
Stem cell research at MIT and throughout the country seems sure to be strongly impacted by a federal court ruling Monday prohibiting the use of federal funds to support human embryonic stem cell research.
NEWS EDITOR
July 7, 2010
The trial of Anna L. Tang — the Wellesley College student who stabbed MIT student Wolfe B. Styke ’10 in October 2007 — began last month, and came to an abrupt halt on its third day last week Wednesday.
NEWS EDITOR; SATURDAY, JUNE 26
June 11, 2010
Wolfe B. Styke ’10 testified Friday on the opening day of Commonwealth v. Anna Tang, the trial of the former Wellesley student who stabbed Styke in his Next House dormitory room in October 2007.
NEWS EDITOR; UPDATED WED. 1:06 P.M.
June 11, 2010
Anna Tang’s trial has stopped in mid-stream, because an expert for the prosecution has changed her mind. The trial won’t resume before mid-August.
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