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Resignations and appointments (5/5)

May 07, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis appointed Elaine Fuchs, a leading American cellular biologist, as a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. The academy, founded in 1936, is an advisory body whose members include non-Catholics; Fuchs’s research has centered on skin stem cells, whose uses (unlike embryonic stem cells) is morally licit ( background).

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