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U.N. Deadlocks on Cloning Ban

Wired News: U.N. Deadlocks on Cloning Ban

Tied up with this is the ongoing debate about is a “human life” different from a “human being”.

Italy’s proposal asks member states to “prohibit any attempts at the creation of human life through cloning processes and any research intended to achieve that aim.”

Human life tends to be a broader definition including early embryoic life, rather than human being which is often seen as a narrower definition.

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