Re: Dr Zavos admits he plans to clone a human

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Thu Aug 09 2001 - 14:42:31 MDT

>From: "Harvey Newstrom" <>

>Mike, let me be clear. I am not calling for a cloning ban. I
>want more experiments to be done. I want human cloning to be
>done. I am merely predicting that this is dangerous. The
>inventors of this technology, who obviously support cloning, say
>that their technique produces a large number of birth defects.
>They say that they have not figured out how to prevent these, and
>neither has the doctor who is going to clone humans. If the
>techniques work the same in humans as in animals, the inventors
>are predicting abnormal or deformed humans could be born. This
>would set back cloning research decades.

Sound wisdom.

I was watching a program about this the other night that included
an interview with dolly's creator. At some point there was mention
that dolly is showing signs of abnormal or premature aging. The
reporters appeared to miss the significance of this.

Has anyone seen this information elsewhere? Are we seeing the
telomere effect?


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