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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Throw Cold Water on the Ice Bucket Challenge

There have been over $40 million dollars raised for ALS this week, compared to the normal $2 million or so they take in this time of year.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

6 hrs ago | The Item

ALS donors warned that ice-bucket craze conflicts with Catholic Church's stance on stem-cell research

Little Ferry Mayor Mauro Raguseo, center, taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with Councilwoman Peggy Steinhilber and summer recreation Director Alex Berberich.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Little Ferry, NJ, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KETV-TV

Ice Bucket Challenge draws controversy from ALS Association's research tactics

The Ice Bucket Challenge has become a viral sensation unlike anything ever seen.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Bioscience Technology

Skin Cells Reprogrammed to Mimic Rare Disease

Johns Hopkins stem cell biologists have found a way to reprogram a patient's skin cells into cells that mimic and display many biological features of a rare genetic disorder called familial dysautonomia.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

WRFD-AM Columbus

Does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Kill Babies?

If you're like me, you can't escape the #IceBucketChallenge . My social media feeds have exploded with shivering men and women, each trying to outdo each other with the creativity of their dunk .

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Science / Technology

Evening Sun

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching."

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Science / Technology, Abortion, Iowa City, IA

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect's friend

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell downplayed the significance of his joy ride in a Ferrari owned by a former CEO of a dietary supplement maker.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Kentucky, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Science / Technology

WWDE-FM Virginia Beach

Wet Blankets on Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been phenomenally successful, both in raising awareness about the disease and raising funds for continued research to combat and defeat it.

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KOAT-TV

Ice Bucket Challenge Controversy

It's all over social media people getting buckets of ice water poured over them to raise money for ALS research.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Science / Technology

WFIE-TV Evansville

Catholic Diocese of Evansville voices concerns about ice bucket challenge

In a statement, Bishop Charles Thompson says: "In the past week, it has come to light that the primary beneficiary of the Ice Bucket Challenge is an organization that is, by its own admission, funding at least one study that involves embryonic stem-cell research."

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Evansville, IN, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Asterias Biotherapeutics Appoints Two Independent Directors and...

With these additions, the Asterias Board of Directors now comprises eight directors, three of whom are independent.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Pfizer, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Geron, Science / Technology, Biotime

University of Rochester

Stem Cell Therapies Hold Promise, But Obstacles Remain

In an article appearing online today in the journal Science , a group of researchers, including University of Rochester neurologist Steve Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., review the potential and challenges facing the scientific community as therapies involving stem cells move closer to reality.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Rochester, Medicine, Rochester, NY, Neurology, Genetics

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect's friend

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell downplayed the significance of his joy ride in a Ferrari owned by a former CEO of a dietary supplement maker.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Kentucky, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Science / Technology

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Ex-Virginia governor talks about troubled marriage

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell downplayed the significance of his joy ride in a Ferrari owned by a former CEO of a dietary supplement maker.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Kentucky, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Science / Technology

WFIE-TV Evansville

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The president of a college in central Kentucky says two firefighters were injured while using their fire truck ladder to help the school's marching band take part in an ice bucket challenge.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

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Related Topix: US News, Ferguson, MO, Science / Technology, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

KTVN Reno

Lynx's Moore wins Wnba MVP award

A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Ohio, Science / Technology, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Violent Crime

KOLD-TV Tucson

Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Science / Technology

The Bennington Banner

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Science / Technology

The Raw Story

Religious conservatives urge people to stop taking 'ALS...

Kevin McCullough of the American Family Association is urging his followers not to take "the ALS Challenge" because doing so will "kill" unborn children, the Southern Poverty Law Center reports .

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center, Law, Science / Technology

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