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Volume 709: debated on Monday 16 March 2009


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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Darzi of Denham on 29 October 2008 (WA 167–68), what is the ratio of scientific papers describing induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to research council funding for such work since 2006; and how that compares to the ratio of scientific papers describing stem cells derived by human cloning relative to public funding of such work since 2004. [HL2053]

The information required to calculate an Answer to this Question is not held by DIUS, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council or the Medical Research Council and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.