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
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.
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 **