Human cloning is all set to begin, according to a Chinese scientist Xu Xiaochun, who led the development of the world’s first cloning factory, The Boyalife Group.
His only fear, however, is that society is not ready to accept this, he was quoted as saying to AFP.
Boyalife in collaboration with Sooam Biotech Research Foundation plans to clone one million cows a year by 2020. The group is in talks for the development of primate cloning as well.
Listen to Abongile Nzelenzele chatting to the assistant professor of philosophy, Molly Elizabeth Gardner, about the ethics of human cloning...
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