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So Is Snuppy a Dog?

South Korean cloning doc, Woo-Suk Hwang, via Reuters:

Hwang has said he is not cloning human embryos, but using eggs harvested from human females, infusing them with genetic material, to create cells that can never become human beings.

“I firmly reject the term human cloning,” Hwang said in an interview with Reuters in May. “This is a scientific activity called somatic nuclear transfer, and in no part does it involve the physiological process of fertilisation of eggs by sperm.”

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