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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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have they not seen

"the Island"

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Coat

Remember

You're never alone with a clone.

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Anonymous Coward

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.

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Paris Hilton

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.

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Uses for clones

http://www.commonplacebook.com/jokes/clone_of_my_own.shtm

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I can't be the only one thinking..

How much would it cost for a clone of Salma Hayek?

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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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