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Korean Lab Ready To Clone Your Dog

Your replacement pet is ready! Sooam Biotech is ready to provide you with a clone of your pet.

Not only is Sooam the world's leader in commercial dog cloning, but it is also making radical advances in genetics. The insights gained in genetically engineering dogs could unlock advances in human medicine, resurrect extinct species, and more.

Contrary to the unease that the word "clone" tends to summon, these little beasts aren't science-fiction horrors; they're the kind of animals you spent your childhood begging mom to let you bring home.

"These puppies don't know they are clones," explains David Kim, a bespectacled and soft-spoken Sooam biologist who is showing us around the lab.

Science fiction fans of course remember that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger had a cloned dog in the 2000 movie The Sixth Day. Fans of sf author Frank Herbert recall Duncan Idaho, whose ghola reappeared through an entire series of books.


(The Governor from The Sixth Day)

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