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 Scientists to open MASS-CLONING factory this year to clone cows, pets

The ambitious and futuristic facility hopes to be mass-producing one million cows every 12 months by 2020.

Not only will it clone cattle, but the factory, which will be located in the northern Chinese port of Tianjin, will also cater to more specific needs by genetically engineering police dogs and thoroughbred race horses.

There are currently no plans in the pipeline to clone and produce humans in a bid to eradicate disease, but Xiaochun has said that this can change if people become more open to the idea of it.

He said: "Unfortunately, currently, the only way to have a child is to have it be half its mum, half its dad. ...

read more: http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/658057/CLONING-factory-to-launch-producing-cattle-pets-and-eventually-HUMANS


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 Re: Scientists to open MASS-CLONING factory this year to clone cows, pets

Hmm. I have heard of pet cloning (your pet dies, get a copy).

The idea of mass cloning for food is intriguing, but of course the cattle have to be fed by someone once they are born.

I also see application for endangered species like rhinos etc.

But humans-- never. It raises the question of whether a cloned person would even have a soul.


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