Nine Lives are Not Enough

Cute CC is the clone of a calico cat and looks absolutely nothing like the original. This apparently is only a problem with cloning calico cats in particular, and other cats should clone more exactly.

Genetics Savings and Clones is now commercializing their cat cloning project. They offered to clone up to six cats per client for a price of U.S. $50,000 each for a limited time. Work continues on the first clone of a domestic canine (in particular, John Sperling’s dead dog Missy).

I will eventually start adding to this site feature stories about science and technology topics that go into much more detail than these brief blurbs. Coming soon will be features on cloning technology, Mercury, NASA’s Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan, the Technological Singularity, and much, much more. Stay tuned!

Richard Leis

Richard Leis

Richard Leis (he/him/his) lives in Tucson, Arizona where he writes poetry and fiction, attends and teaches writing workshops at the Writers Studio Tucson, and works for HiRISE, a team in the Lunar & Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona with a camera in orbit around Mars onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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