How do they know it was really him in court
Disgraced Korean cloning scientist Hwang Woo-Suk has been found guilty of fraud after a tortuous three-year trial. The man who became a national hero after he claimed to have cloned "tailored" human embryos was given a two-year prison term, suspended for three years, for embezzling research funds and breaching bioethics laws …
So, the standard in Korea is "Fake it. Why not? You might just get away with it and the worst that can happen is that you'll be outed and have to waste some time going to court".
Blahhh! We'll remember that the next time we read a paper from Korea.
He paid for housing for his juniors and even paid for a wedding!
So he bought some egg cells illegally - it's not as if he made an army of clones or anything!
Apparently he was planning to serve cloned Mammoth meat at the reception, but it turned out that it was off. In a statement he said that the steaks were too high.
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