There has been a deluge of stem cell research news of late, both political and scientific. I think there's a real hope that we've reached the tipping point at which government restrictions in the US and other (allegedly) more enlightened countries will start to be swept away. It could all happen within the next six months, following the US presidential election and the California state ballot, if all goes well and if we make sure that our voices are heard. This would be a wonderful thing for the prospects of extending the healthy human life span through regenerative medicine.
Meanwhile, take a look at the latest stem cell news at the Longevity Meme. Times are changing and medical science is moving into a new age: