Cloned monkeys Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are seen at the non-human primate facility at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China on January 20, 2018. Photo: Chinese Academy of Sciences/China Daily via Reuters

The practical benefits of cloning monkeys

Chinese scientists have succeeded in cloning primates but the idea that humans may be next is fanciful; the aim is curing diseases, not bringing loved ones back to life 

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Cloned monkeys Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are seen at the non-human primate facility at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China on January 20, 2018. Photo: Chinese Academy of Sciences/China Daily via Reuters
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