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Cloning Claim Stirs Skepticism, Ethical Debate

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Cloning Claim Stirs Skepticism, Ethical Debate

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Cloning Claim Stirs Skepticism, Ethical Debate

Cloning Claim Stirs Skepticism, Ethical Debate

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A company with ties to a religious group called the Raelians says it has successfully cloned a human being — and has more babies on the way. There's no immediate proof of Clonaid's claims, but an independent effort will attempt to verify the claim. The mainstream scientific community is skeptical. Hear from NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Joe Palca.

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