Friday, April 24, 2009

Doctor Cloning Humans

Fertility doctor on brink of cloning human: report
via Yahoo! News

A US-based fertility doctor claimed to have cloned 14 human embryos and transferred 11 of them into the wombs of four women in an interview published on Wednesday.

Panayiotis Zavos told Britain's Independent newspaper that although none of the women had had a viable pregnancy as a result, the first cloned baby could now be born within a couple of years.

"There is absolutely no doubt about it... the cloned child is coming. There is absolutely no way that it will not happen," he said, quoted by the paper.

Read the rest of the article here.

Oh goody. Let's hope that the humans who become 'gods among men' are ethically sound enough to wield this technology. Somehow I doubt that will be the case.




Anonymous said...

this is quite frightful!

nefaeria said...

It is indeed!