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Tony Blair knows a good deal when he sees one

July 30, 2006

In the wake of George Bush’s veto of federal stem cell research funding, England’s Tony Blair…

…is on a four-day visit to California to try to boost co-operation between the state and the UK.  The UK may benefit from an influx of cash as US stem-cell firms face vocal and politically powerful opposition.
- BBC News: Blair to lure US stem cell firms

Crippled children and alzheimer’s patients aside, biotech is huge business, with correspondingly strong support from Singapore, Korea, China, and now England.  Thanks a lot, religious fundiecrats.  Just another area where other countries can gain an insurmountable lead.