Human Embryonic Stem Cells Now Cloned
(Image courtesy of OHSU).
It’s been done – researchers from Oregon have cloned human, embryonic stem cells. Scientific American and many others are carrying the story.
There are limits to the accomplishment – the clones are not perfect and seem unwilling to grow in utero. Nonetheless, it’s quite a step. Now we wait to see how it all unfolds at the intersections between science, law, ethics and other views.