Brave New World: Why Not Clone a Human? Ethical Challenges of Biotechnology

Year: 1999
Country: UK
Duration: 45 mins
Rating: N/A
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Filed under: Human Cloning, Documentary

The many questions raised by the subject of cloning include hopeful ones regarding the ability to generate replacement organs for seriously ill patients. But despite all the optimistic viewpoints, there are the thorny moral and ethical issues to consider. In Brave New World: Why Not Clone a Human? — Ethical Challenges of Biotechnology, host Ted Koppel and correspondent Robert Krulwich share the stage with two professors, Stephen Jay Gould of Harvard and Lee Silver of Princeton. They discuss the controversy swirling around the technological advances and wonder how it will be resolved.

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