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Disgraced cloning expert convicted in S. Korea

A disgraced cloning expert who falsely claimed major breakthroughs in stem cell research was convicted Monday for embezzlement and other charges connected to the scandal.Full story

No jail time for disgraced cloning expert

  Oct. 26: South Korea's Hwang Woo-Suk was cleared of fraud charges. However, the disgraced scientist was convicted of embezzling research funds and illegally buying human eggs for his cloning research. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown reports.

Puppy clones? Going once, going twice ...

A Northern California biotech company announced Wednesday that it will clone dogs for the five highest bidders in a series of online auctions. Some ethicists condemned the offer, fearing it could lead to human clones. Full story

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South Korean disgraced scientist Hwang Woo-suk arrives for his trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. Prosecutors on Monday demanded a 4-year prison term for Hwang on trial for fraud and other charges.(AP Photo/Newsis, Nam Kang-ho) ** KOREA OUT **