The Ethics of Cloning


Joe Palca
*NPR Science Correspondent

Robert Krulwich
*Correspondent, ABC News

Ray Kurzweil
*Author, The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence (Penguin, 2000)

Paul Sappho
*Institute for the Future

Congress is considering a ban on human cloning. Scientists who try to clone a human being could face stiff fines and 10 years in prison. I'm Juan Williams. We'll talk to a futurist, a novelist and a journalist about the future of cloning — the promise and the ethical questions. Can and should governments try to stop human cloning?



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