Cover Story | The clonal age is here. We cannot say that we were not warned.
Nobel laureate James D. Watson (co-discoverer with Francis Crick of
the DNA molecule) predicted the coming of "clonal man" more than 30
years ago. He called for society to make hard decisions about the
morality and legality of cloning technologies, warning, "If we do
not think about it now, the possibility of our having a free choice
will one day suddenly be gone." The Nov. 25 announcement from
Advanced Cell Technologies (ACT)