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‘A team of researchers led by geneticist Svante Pääbo at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig, Germany announced last week that they had completed a draft sequence of the genome of Neanderthal humans.
Once the Neanderthal genome is complete, could it then be used to clone an actual Neanderthal? Harvard University biologist George Church thinks so. He told The New York Times that a Neanderthal could be brought to life using present technology for about $30 million. How? Church would modify a modern human genome so that its DNA matches the Neanderthal version. To avoid ethical problems, Church tells the Times, this Neanderthal genome would not be inserted into a human cell but instead into a chimpanzee cell. This chimp cell would be reprogrammed to an embryonic state, and then introduced into a chimpanzee's womb where it would develop into a Neanderthal infant.’
Read all about it: HERE.
So, what rights would a Neanderthal be entitled to?
Eleutherophobics of the World...Unite!!!
By the way, if it is technologically possible to produce a Neanderthal, it is only a matter of time before someone, somewhere, actually creates a Neanderthal.
The US elected on as President in 2000 and 2004.
Already a thread on this topic.