New stem cell lines approved for tax-paid research

<p>By LAURAN NEERGAARD (AP) &ndash; Dec 2, 2009</p> <p>WASHINGTON &mdash; Scientists can start using taxpayer dollars to do research with 13 batches of embryonic stem cells and the government says dozens more cell lines should be available soon, opening a new era for the potentially life-saving field.</p> <p>President Barack Obama lifted eight years of restrictions…</p>