News of the WeekREPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY

Cloning: Could Humans Be Next?

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Science  02 Feb 2001:
Vol. 291, Issue 5505, pp. 808-809
DOI: 10.1126/science.291.5505.808B

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The largely theoretical debate over human reproductive cloning became more concrete last week. A reproductive physiologist and a fertility doctor told a meeting of fertility experts on 26 January that they, with several unnamed collaborators, would attempt to produce a baby through cloning within the next 2 years. The project would take place in a Mediterranean country, they said.