News of the WeekHUMAN CLONING

Scientists Take Step Toward Therapeutic Cloning

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Science  13 Feb 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5660, pp. 937-939
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5660.937

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As published online in Science this week (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1094515), scientists in South Korea have produced an embryonic stem cell line from cloned human cells--an advance that holds promise for replacing cells damaged by diseases such as Parkinson's and diabetes.