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Old 07-26-2013, 03:28 AM   #4
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Default Re: An Article on brain Mapping

Originally Posted by gjc8 View Post
We seem to be behind on general biotech, though, which might prove problematic for keeping on track. We missed the 2010 deadline for human cloning (perhaps as much for ethical reasons as technical, but more conservative bioethics could certainly prevent many THS developments). The timeline says that a human clone is born in 2010, so even with the embryonic stem cell breakthrough in May, we're still behind schedule.
I'll definitely agree with your general conclusions, but on that specific topic, I think we still have a tiny get-out. Anyone want to bet on the chances of the first human clone being a very secret private commission project?
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