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Page 10-Tuesday, July 24, 1979-The Michigan Daily
Khomeini prohibits 'stupefying' musical broadcasts
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's guards said. There was no indication of when the
spiritual and revolutionary leader In Tehran, a music store owner ban would go into effect, but national
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini deman- criticial of Khomeini's demanded ban radio and television planned anyhow to
ded yesterday that all music - from on broadcast music said, "If people stop broadcasting all music beginning
Bach to rock - be banned from the have guts they'll come out and oppose Thursday, which is the beginning of
airwaves because it is as "stupefying" the ban ... If the ban goes into effect Ramadan, 30 days of Moslem fasting.
as opium. our already booming business will in-
The ayatollah immediately ran into crease tenfold. KHOMEINI accused the deposed
opposition from music-lovers and shop Khomeini called for the ban at an shah's regime of "corrupting and
owners who sell records and tapes of all audience with employees of Radio degrading" the nation's youth through
kinds of music, both Eastern and Erya, which broadcasts in the summer the broadcast of music and said radio
Western, to the tourist-packed Caspian coast. and television must be transformed into
In other developments, four AT HIS RESIDENCE IN Qom, 100 tools of instruction.
policemen were executed yesterday af- miles south of Tehran, the 79-year-old
ter Islamic revolutionary courts found Moslem clergyman told them, "Music Before Khomeini and his supporters
them guilty of murdering anti-shah should not be broadcast over the radio ousted the monarchy last February,
dissidents last year. and television. Music is something that radio and television used to broadcast
IN THE oil-rich Khuzestan province, everybody is attracted to naturally, but Western rock and classical music daily.
guards apprehended two Arabs after a it takes them out of reality to a futile Many Iranians flocked to the capital's
bomb went off near pipelines leading to and lowly livelihood. Like opium, music hotels to listen to their favorite male
the world's largest oil refinery. One also stupefies persons listening to it and and female vocalists singing and
Arab was slightly hurt in the explosion, makes their brain inactive and playing Persian music. But the
but no damage was done to the pipe, the frivolous," he added. revolution put an end to end all that. Khomeini

Truth-in Heart cell r
ROCHESTER (UPI) - A scientist
Rlwho has discovered a way to grow
new heart cells to replace damaged
(Continued from Page 1) ones in frogs and rats says he thinks
can discourage tenants from filing suit, the process can be used on humans
said Student Legal Aid attorney Paul someday.
Teich. Asish Nag, an assistant professor
While requiring the name and ad- of biological sciences at Oakland
dress of the landlord be on the lease University, yesterday said with fur-
may seem petty, according to Teich, ther research he thinks scientists
many tenants waste time searching for will be able to replace scarred tissue
such information when considering a in the human heart with healthy
lawsuit. tissue that will multiply.
The Truth-in-Renting Act also NAG SAID that would enable
prohibits clauses conflicting with state heart attack victims to resume nor-
laws concerning protection of tenants' mal lives with restored heart cells
security deposits, rights of minimum
e": 'U, optl
bidding discrimination based on sex,
age, marital status, race, or handicap. (Continued from Page i .
Lease provisions such as waiving rights nearly a year of further delays before it
to a jury trial, paying accelerated rent, can apply for approval again. The state
or unspecified rent increases also are has placed a fourteen-month
illegal under the new law. moratorium on new hospital construc-
OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING coor- tion to slow down the rising cost of
dinator Williams said that while the health care.
Truth-in-Renting law aids tenants, "I NOTING THAT it was the third time
think it's fair to both sides. I find it im- the University has had to detain the
portant for students who don't always project, Regent Deane Baker, (R-
know their rights."
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eplacement a

only days after suffering tissue
He also said the breakthrough
could lead to the replacement of
damaged or deteriorating tissue in
other human organs as well as the
Nag, 42, said his research is a long
way from completion and it may be
five years before researchers learn
to regenerate human heart cells.
NAG DETERMINED that an in-
jured frog's heart could repair itself
in experiments that confirmed the
presence of the three basic
ingredients, DNA, mitosis, and con-

tracting protein, for regeneration af-
ter shock resulting from damage to
a heart muscle:
To determine if the same process
was possible for a mammal's heart,
Nag and two associates treated
damaged heart cells of an adult rat
with embryonic heart cells from a
rat fetus.
The fetal cells began growing into
new and healthy cardiac tissue on
the damaged heart and there was no
rejection - a common problem in
organ transplants - by the mature
cells, Nag said.

plan to get second review

Ann Arbor), said, "We were told last
month ... that there would be an ap-
proval early in August. Something is
changed. I would like to know what's
Smith then told Baker that the
University would risk waiting out a
court battle between the state public
health department and its regional
planning group, if a delay was unaccep-
Regent Thomas Dunn (D-Lansing),
said he would support this post-
ponement, but no further delays. He
said if the Regents were asked to put off
the project again, he would expose the
politics behind the hospital approval
"I am prepared to state publicly
some of the politics that go on" with the
regional planning group and the Depar-'

tment of Public Health, he said.
Regional health planners of the Com-
prehensive Health Planning Council for
Southeastern Michigan (CHPC) serve
in an advisory role to the state public
health department in the review and
approval of hospital construction
projects. The review process is
designed to ensure that a new hospital
is needed, so that superfluous hospital
beds do not contribute to the rising cost
of medical care.
Regional planners have voiced con-
cern that if the University's project is
approved, they will face great difficulty
as they force hospital mergers in
Detroit, in order to reduce the surplus
of hospital beds there.
The planners are responsible for im-
plementing a hospital bed reduction
plan in Southeastern Michigan.
However, they do not have final say on
new construction approval; that power
rests with state officials.
Dyson Jr. has been named dean of the
Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the
University of Pennsylvania.
Dyson, an archeologist who is
credited with unearthing remains in
Iran that date back nearly 3,000 years,
has served as acting dean of the F.A.S.,
which is the university's largest un-
dergraduate school and offers more
than 40 programs in the arts and scien-
Dyson, 52, has served 25 years in the
university's anthropology department,
as curator of the Near East section of
the university museum and as an on-
site archeologist,,

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