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Dolly's Creator Weighs in on Human Cloning

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Dolly's Creator Weighs in on Human Cloning

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Dolly's Creator Weighs in on Human Cloning

Dolly's Creator Weighs in on Human Cloning

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Scottish scientist Ian Wilmut set off a furor when his team created Dolly, the cloned sheep. Now Wilmut has written an article provocatively titled, "Human Cloning: Can it be Made Safe?" Wilmut and other scientists believe the answer to that question, at least for now, is no. NPR's Joe Palca reports.