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Scientists in South Korea have announced they have successfully cloned human embryos for disease research. We’ll discuss this latest advance and the debate in this country over the ethics of therapeutic cloning.
- Alfonso Gomez-Lobo Professor of Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy, Georgetown University
- Dr. John Gearhart Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania
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