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August 05, 2005

Research abroad

For all the discussion on the ethics of cloning, the NYT editorial on the South Korean dog-cloing success brings up another, less-discussed issue: that other countries are pulling ahead in research and technonology developments while the U.S. efforts are hampered by political debate and financial restrictions. The South Koreans, the first to clone human embryos and extract stem cells from them, look increasingly like the world leaders in this important field of research.

rsp10 August 5, 2005 09:40 AM