blastocyst1.jpgThe California Supreme Court swept away the last legal impediment to the state’s huge $3 billion stem-cell research program Wednesday when it declined to review two lawsuits that challenged its constitutionality.

The Bay Area’s stem-cell research community can breathe a sigh of relief. The rest of us may want to be vigilant, and make sure the money is put to good use. See David Hamilton’s write-up at VentureBeat Life Sciences.