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Genetic Crossroads
August 20th, 2003

Human cloning “is not practical”
(August 15)


Human reproductive cloning is neither ethically or practically
acceptable, according to the British Fertility Society.

http://www.health-news.co.uk/showstory.asp?id=117011


Top UK TV scientist backs GM crops, but fears
cloning (August 15)


One of Britain's leading scientists warned yesterday that human
cloning could destroy natural instincts that were developed
thousands of years ago and make us unique.

http://www.thescotsman.co.uk/uk.cfm?id=892752003


Researchers give clone health warning (August 7)

As Italian scientists succeed in creating the world's first
horse clone, researchers in the UK have raised further questions
about the future health of such animals.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3131255.stm


First embryo screening birth (August 4)

A British woman has given birth to a child which was screened
as an embryo to make sure it was healthy—even though there
was no family history of genetic disorders.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/3123633.stm


A law's fetal flaw (July 21)

Parents can now conceive babies whose cells can cure a sick
sibling. But what if the pregnancy goes wrong?

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/nycu/health/articles/030721/21cure.htm


Human cloning now the public's main concern (July 7)

Human cloning has overtaken nuclear waste in the concern
it causes the Australian community, a genetics expert said yesterday.

http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/07/06/1057430076930.html



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