Practical Applications (was Cloning...)

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 14:54:52 -0800 (PST)

> The next step would be to engineer an animal for use by one specific
> individual, then a pig heart would work as well in you as one from your
> identical twin brother, if you had one.
> It's a little more speculative but the womb such a pig that recognized human
> tissue as its own might be a good home for a human embryo for 9 months
> John K Clark

Now there are some real, practical, interesting applications. I withdraw
my earlier comment about this cloning research being "unintersting". Give
that man a cigar (and a research grant).

Lee Daniel Crocker <>