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Medicine: Human Cloning / Stem Cell Research #890908

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The announcement from a California biotech company that it cloned human embryos as part of its stem cell research program featured; diagram shown of the process. [Stemagen Laboratories Dr. Samuel WOOD††- denies the goal is to transplant them to a woman’s uterus; reacts to seeing a clone of himself in the blastocyst stage.] [University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics Arthur CAPLAN†- calls for making it illegal.] The alternative technique of making stem cells without embryos discussed.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert
Duration:
00:02:40

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