Scientists in Hawaii and Texas have unveiled some good news for planned "therapeutic cloning" techniques, in which new genetically-correct tissues would be grown in the lab for transplant into people needing replacement parts. Quite apart from religious/ethical concerns about the likely need to create human embryos - which would …
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You're never alone with a clone.
re: The Island
Maybe so, but all you do is harvest the organ and keep growing it separately before the clone develops conciousness. No ethical issues there, plus I can have my organs replaced without resorting to mechanical parts and ending up looking like a Cyberman...
Bring it on!
Also, cloned teeth would be pretty awesome. Think about it.
A part of the whole
I think I have some cells on me that aren't doing anything special right now. Put me down for a kidney and a pancreas, please... hold the liver.
Paris...because even she'd want some replaceable parts.
Uses for clones
I can't be the only one thinking..
How much would it cost for a clone of Salma Hayek?
Nerver mind The Island...
...as any fule kno (who's seen Blade Runner) clones only last for six years at best. And that's if you don't have some psychotic ex-cop running around after you trying either shag you or blow holes in you (or possibly both, it's all very Freudian)
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