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Skull Wars/Cloning

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Skull Wars/Cloning

Skull Wars/Cloning

Skull Wars/Cloning

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests: Michael West President, CEO Advanced Cell Technology Worcester, Massachusetts David Hurst Thomas Author, Skull Wars: Kennewick Man, Archeology, and the Battle for Native American Identity, (Basic Books, 2000) Founding Trustee National Museum of the American Indian Curator, Anthropology American Museum of Natural History New York, New York Kenn Harper Author, Give Me My Father's Body:The Life of Minik, the New York Eskimo, (Steerforth Press, 2000) Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada Who owns the rights to ancient bones and artifacts? Join us for a conversation with anthropologist David Hurst Thomas about the struggle among scientists and Native Americans for the control of ancient history. Plus, this week scientists report that new cow clones have cells that look younger than they should. In this hour, we'll get an update on the cloning news and find out what it means.