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Ethics and Cloning~ Scientist Clones Himself

Posted by wordforit on January 19, 2008

. . .”In a breakthrough certain to provoke an ethical furore, Samuel Wood created embryo copies of himself by placing his skin cells in a woman’s egg.The embryos were the first to be made from cells taken from adult humans.

. . .The news came as it was revealed that animal-human hybrid embryos will be created in British laboratories within weeks after the research was allowed by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority. (Does the highlighted text sound strange to anyone else? ~WordForIt)

Two teams have been licensed to make cow-human hybrids for research into incurable diseases.

Scientists say they are needed because of a shortage of human eggs for research.” . . .

Pictures: “Breakthrough: Scientists recently revealed they had cloned rhesus monkeys”.
(Is that fingernail polish. . .?)

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Although the benefits are (seem to be) commendable, it’s a matter of trusting “them”  (who?) with this kind of experimentation. . .not that anything we say is going to prohibit them from moving forward.

Animal-human hybrid embryos? That’s beyond the realm of ‘ethics’. . .

Daniel 12:4 . . .”many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.”

Ecclesiastes 7:29 “Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.”

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