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Deadlock over Proposed Cloning Ban
Despite efforts from a coalition of 40 countries, led by the United States, it seems that the United Nations wonít pass a global ban on all forms of cloning anytime soon. Although everybody wants to ban reproductive cloning, there are mixed feelings about so-called therapeutic cloning for research purposes. Patients everywhere can be thankful that a rival group grasps the distinction.

Sanctity-of-Life Chronicles
In his latest report, “Beyond Therapy: Biotechnology and the Pursuit of Happiness,” Leon Kass, the presidentís bioethics guru, once again warns against biotechnologies run amok. He argues eloquently, if a bit breathlessly, that biotech threatens to alter humans and society in dangerous ways.

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Chinaís Soy Ploy

A Crack in the Window

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Surprise, Surprise

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