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FRONTLINE/WORLD

Iran: The Stem Cell Fatwa

  • Aired: 06/07/2009
  • 12:43
  • Rating: NR
While headlines about Iran barely get beyond religious extremism and nuclear bombs, this FRONTLINE/World story reveals that the staunchly conservative theocracy has married science and religion to become a world-class hub for embryonic stem cell research.
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Science and religion's unlikely union.
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