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British public opposes human cloning

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 12 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1613
  1. Hugh Matthews
  1. BMJ

    There is virtually no public support in the United Kingdom for cloning to be used for reproductive purposes even among groups who may benefit from the technique, according to a report published last week.

    The authors of the report, issued by the Wellcome Trust, found that many people were concerned about the therapeutic use of embryos and did not trust scientists …

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