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ACT (Advanced Cell Technology) cloning announcement spurs furious activity in Washington

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The announcement that a Massachusetts biotechnology company Advanced Cell Technology had successfully cloned a human embryo spawned a flurry of activity in Washington last week. The leading anti-abortionist in the US Senate, Sam Brownback, tried to force a vote on a House bill banning human cloning or alternatively, a six-month moratorium on cloning research.





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