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Is It Possible To Clone A Neanderthal?


In an interview with Der Spiegel, geneticist George Church made some headlines by claiming that it will be possible to clone a Neanderthal in the near future.


Scientists one step closer to cloning the Mammoth

Woolly Mammoth

Scientists have discovered well-preserved frozen woolly mammoth fragments deep in Siberia that may contain living cells, edging a tad closer to the "Jurassic Park" possibility of cloning a prehistoric animal, the mission's organizer said Tuesday.


S.Korean, Russian Scientists Bid to Clone Mammoth

Wooly Mammoths

Russian and South Korean scientists have signed a deal on joint research intended to recreate a woolly mammoth, an animal which last walked the earth some 10,000 years ago.


For $40,000, You Can Clone Your Cat

People are obsessed with their pets. There are actually more American households that own dogs than there are married households. All together, pet owners spend about $50 billion dollars a year to care for their pets. And an average life time cost to own and raise a dog can range from $16,000 to $250,000. And if you really can't live with out your precious kitty, just clone him or her for $40,000.


Natalie Portman's Dad, Avner Hershlag, Self-Publishes Thriller 'Misconception'

Misconception, the self-published debut novel by Long Island fertility specialist Dr. Avner Hershlag, now making the rounds of major houses, is a tale of cloning experiments gone bad and the compromised embryos of a U.S. first lady.


Former officer's beloved search-and-rescue dog lives on in five clones

Former officer's beloved search-and-rescue dog lives on in five clones

James Symington's essay about his deceased German shepherd wins him five free cloned puppies in a contest sponsored by a bioengineering firm.


SKorean experts claim to have cloned glowing dogs

SKorean experts claim to have cloned glowing dogs

South Korean scientists say they have engineered four beagles that glow red using cloning techniques that could help develop cures for human diseases.


Cloning Humans Is Possible, Says Fertility Doctor

A controversial fertility doctor claimed yesterday to have cloned 14 human embryos and transferred 11 of them into the wombs of four women who had been prepared to give birth to cloned babies.

The cloning was recorded by an independent documentary film-maker who has testified to The Independent that the cloning had taken place and that the women were genuinely hoping to become pregnant with the first cloned embryos specifically created for the purposes of human reproduction.


Encore! Couple spend $155K, clone dead dog

Encore! Couple spend $155K, clone dead dog

A year after their beloved yellow Labrador retriever, Lancelot, died of cancer, Edgar and Nina Otto welcomed a cloned copy into their home Tuesday. They spent $155,000 to create Lancelot Encore, and admit getting “some negative feedback.”


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