According to The National Post, one family dentist in Alberta is causing an international stir over some unconventional practices. No, he’s not operating on patients with dirty tools — this dentist is trying to create a clone. And not just any clone. Dr. Michael Zuk plans to clone a baby from one of John Lennon’s teeth, and raise this test-tube baby Beatle as his own son.
Dr. Michael Zuk paid an incredible $33,000 for the molar when Lennon’s former housekeeper put it up for auction. Dr. Zuk has high hopes that there is enough genetic information stored in the tooth to create a duplicate human being. “My goal is to own John Lennon’s DNA,” he explains.
Not surprisingly, many have questioned the legality of having ownership rights to someone else’s DNA. Dr. Zuk has used strange pro Continue reading