10 Questions For Dr. Hwang Woo Suk

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CHASTENED: Dr. Hwang Woo Suk at a press conference called to clarify questions of ethical breaches by him and his staff

South Korean cloning pioneer Hwang Woo Suk admitted last month that his lab accepted human egg donations from two of its own researchers, a violation of scientific ethics. Yet Hwang's televised apology stirred South Koreans and prompted many women to volunteer their own eggs. Hwang tells TIME's Anthony Spaeth via e-mail that his research must continue.

You have been very candid about your mistakes: that your team accepted eggs from two of its own members, and also paid volunteers for eggs. How big an ethical lapse is this?
They donated their eggs voluntarily without any...

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