Milestones: 11 Years Ago In Time

News that scientists had extracted stem cells from cloned human embryos revived the ethical debate over CLONING HUMANS--a debate TIME explored in 1993, when human embryos were first duplicated.

Once it was out, the news that human embryos had been cloned flew around the world with the speed of sound bites bouncing off satellites ... It was the start of the fiercest scientific debate about medical ethics since the birth of the first test-tube baby 15 years ago. A line had been crossed. A taboo broken. A Brave New World of cookie-cutter humans, baked and bred to order, seemed, if not...

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