The Top Ten Myths about Human Cloning

1. Cloning Xeroxes a person.Cloning merely re-creates the genes of the ancestor, not what he has learned or experienced. Technically, it re-creates the genotype, not the phenotype. (Even at that, only 99% of those genes get re-created because 1% of such a child’s genes would come from those in the egg – mitochondrial DNA). Conventional wisdom … Read moreThe Top Ten Myths about Human Cloning

The Top Ten Myths about Human Cloning

1. Cloning Xeroxes a person.Cloning merely re-creates the genes of the ancestor, not what he has learned or experienced. Technically, it re-creates the genotype, not the phenotype. (Even at that, only 99% of those genes get re-created because 1% of such a child’s genes would come from those in the egg – mitochondrial DNA). Conventional wisdom … Read moreThe Top Ten Myths about Human Cloning

Who’s Afraid of Human Cloning?

The beginning of this book is superb and it only gets better from there. Gregory Pence, a professor of philosophy and bioethics at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, is unabashedly in favor of human cloning. Pence talks about attending the first major conference on human cloning where the pro-cloning position was not defended in … Read moreWho’s Afraid of Human Cloning?