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Researchers Skeptical of Human Clone Claim

Reproductive researchers are skeptical of a claim that a human clone was born Thursday to a 31-year-old American woman. At the very least the announcement by Clonaid, a business with ties to the Raelian religious movement, is likely to intensify a debate over the ethics and practicality of cloning. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and NPR's Joanne Silberner.

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Joanne Silberner is a health policy correspondent for National Public Radio. She covers medicine, health reform, and changes in the health care marketplace.