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Korean Cloner Admits Lying About Oocyte Donations

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Science  02 Dec 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5753, pp. 1402-1403
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5753.1402

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On Thanksgiving Day, Korean researcher Woo-Suk Hwang resigned as president of South Korea's planned World Stem Cell Hub, acknowledging that two researchers in his lab had donated eggs for his research, and that donors had been paid for their contributions--something he had denied for months. (Read more.)