January 21, 2013

Is It Really Possible to Clone a Neanderthal?

Alex Knapp, Forbes


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In an interview with Der Spiegel, geneticist George Church made some headlines by claiming that it will be possible to clone a Neanderthal in the near future.

“The first thing you have to do is to sequence the Neanderthal genome, and that has actually been done."

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TAGGED: Ethics, Microbiome, Pregnancy, Neanderthals, Cloning

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