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Human Cloning

A Trump Bioethics Commission?

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 11.13.2016 | Science
Jonathan D. Moreno

The smoke and the sturm and drang haven't cleared from the greatest upset since Harry Truman defeated Tom Dewey in 1948 but it's still possible to rea...

How Science Is Resurrecting the Religious Imagination

Nathan Gardels | Posted 06.03.2016 | Home
Nathan Gardels

As far as we know, there is no cure for death, no ingenious algorithm that can program the mysterious breath which at first gives life its form and then corrodes and withers it. It is in this breathing space between womb and tomb that we love, long and become human.

Chinese Firm CEO: Human Cloning Already Possible

Fusion | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 12.07.2015 | Home

Boyalife Group, a Chinese cloning company, announced last month that it’s setting up shop in Tianjin, a northern port city, along with partner Sooam...

Cloning Fraud on the Silver Screen

Pete Shanks | Posted 12.03.2014 | Science
Pete Shanks

The stem-cell disgrace of Korean cloning fraudster Hwang Woo-suk has now inspired a movie. Whistle Blower opened in Korea this week. Names have been changed, and it's presented as fiction, but no one is even pretending it's not about the scientific "scandal of the century" that unfolded between 2004 and 2006.

Americans More Likely To Believe In Big Foot Than To Have Confidence In Congress

Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

A small minority of Americans believe in aliens, but it's more than triple the number who have a "great deal" of confidence in Congress. Graphic...

Researchers Make Major Stem Cell Breakthrough

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2014 | Science

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a pat...

Emily Swanson

POLL: Americans Split On Promise, Perils Of DNA Research

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 02.02.2014 | Science

Most Americans are excited about the possibility of scientific breakthroughs brought by DNA research, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. But the poll a...

IMAGINE! Dentist Wants To Clone Murdered Beatle

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.25.2013 | Science

Imagine a world where dead men walk and human DNA can be extracted and replicated from leftover teeth. That's the dream of Dr. Michael Zuk, the self-p...

Fertility Clinic Floats Idea of Human Cloning for Infertility

Paul Knoepfler | Posted 08.12.2013 | Science
Paul Knoepfler

Human cloning is not so far-fetched any more. Cloning of the Star Wars variety where new copies of people (although they would be babies, not adults...

Has the Politics of Cloning Turned the Corner?

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Jonathan D. Moreno

A couple of weeks ago, after a group of scientists in Oregon announced that they had created a human blastocyst using techniques sometimes called cloning, something remarkable happened. Nothing.

Is It Possible To Clone Humans?

Posted 05.17.2013 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/17/2013 08:00 AM EDT on LiveScience The news that researchers have used cloning to ma...

Religious Leaders Respond To Human Cloning Breakthrough

Posted 05.15.2013 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) News that scientists had for the first time recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos prompted d...

Emily Swanson

Americans Oppose Neanderthal Cloning

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Science

Recently, reports spread like wildfire that Harvard geneticist George Church was seeking an "adventurous female human" to be a surrogate mother to a c...

Could We Ever Accept Cloned Humans With Duplicated Minds?

Bruce Hood | Posted 10.23.2012 | Science
Bruce Hood

Science often inspires science fiction writers to explore fantastic scenarios that may be just around the corner. However, sometimes, science fiction can also be an inspiration for science.

The Subject is Cloning

Steven Polansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steven Polansky

It is not too soon to ask: What form or forms will the practice of human reproductive cloning take? What purposes will it serve; what needs will it satisfy?

Human Cloning: A Post-Life Insurance?

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Takahashi

Cremation will soon overtake burial; it occurred to me a logical next step might be preservation of a small portion of the remains, just in case cloning someday becomes commonplace.