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Fetal-tissue uproar affects ‘under-the-radar’ UW lab

The Birth Defects Research Laboratory at the University of Washington has for decades been a source of donated fetal tissue important to medical research, but the lab reports donations have fallen dramatically since the Planned Parenthood video controversy began in July.


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