Human Chop-shop (was Re: Human Cloning: The Trade-In Strategy)

Chris Hind (
Sun, 23 Feb 1997 23:21:27 -0800

>And how about the brain cells? Don't they age, with toxic byproducts
>building up, DNA damage, etc.? I don't have the impression that brain
>tissue is particularly immortal. If not, then even if transplanting
>worked it may not help much for extending maximum life span because the
>brain will die in a few years anyway.

At least we can use these clones as a human chop-shop so that we have spare
parts available in the event of an organ failure.

"Risk: You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage
to lose sight of the shore."

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