This just in… the BBC is reporting that apparently clone #2 has just been born.
Sect says second cloned baby born. The group which says it has produced the first cloned human being announces that a second such baby has been born.
Doug Saunders, in this morning’s Globe and Mail, echoes my point of view on cloning exactly. “It’s a medical prodedure that is unlikely to be used by more than a few people, but with great humanitarian benefits.” We have close friends in very similar circumstances to his fictional Arthur and Maryam.
Wired on the media coverage around Clonaid. “Everybody loves a story about sex, Martians and weirdness.”
Clonaid: Birth of a Media Menace?. As the public awaits evidence substantiating the claim that a woman associated with an obscure religious group has given birth to a cloned baby, scientists and journalists worry that extensive media coverage of the story has hurt their professional credibility. By Kristen Philipkoski.