Thursday, January 19, 2006

Fitting employment for him

"Cloning cult offers job to disgraced scientist"

PARIS - South Korean cloning expert Hwang Woo-suk, a science superstar disgraced when his pioneering stem cell research was unmasked as a fraud, has a new job offer from a UFO cult that says it has produced six human clones.

Clonaid, a company linked to a group that believes humans were cloned from prehistoric alien visitors to Earth, said it had offered him a post in one of its

Quite sad when a man who was revered as the top scientist in his field is reduced to fielding a job offer from an outfit tied to the Raëlian Movement. Also quite telling is that Clonaid is actually interested in employing a demonstrated cheat. That alone should be enough to warn off anyone who might be willing to give Clonaid--or the Raëlians--the benefit of the doubt.

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