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NIH to spend up to $20 million on search for alternatives to fetal tissue for research

The Trump administration wants to award $20 million in research grants for scientists to find alternatives to fetal tissue.
NIH Director Francis Collins Source: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

WASHINGTON — The National Institutes of Health wants to fund up to $20 million worth of research into alternatives to using human fetal tissue to study disease, the agency announced Monday.

The announcement is largely preliminary. The formal

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