Wednesday news: Scientists report they’ve developed a way to convert skin cells into embryonic stem cells without the morally controversial use of embryonic tissue.

New York Times, lead story, page A1, Scientists Bypass Need for Embryo to Get Stem Cells

Chicago Tribune, lead story, page 1, Major leap for stem cells

USA Today, lead story, page 1, Stem cell discovery hailed as milestone

Wall Street Journal, page A1, Advance in Stem-Cell Work Avoids Destroying Embryos

RedEye, page 3, Stem cell breakthrough reported by scientists (pdf)

Sun-Times, page 28, “It’s a win-win”

Now, if those had been Drew Peterson’s cells, they might have made it onto page one.