Wolves in sheep's cloning

By now, perhaps only the crew of the Russian space station Mir could have missed the uproar over the cloning of a sheep named Dolly in Scotland. The intense public interest and fears raised by the prospects of cloning mammals has added urgency to long-standing questions about the role of ordinary citizens in shaping science policy in a democratic society. It should also erase any remaining hope some scientists may have held that society would let them be the final arbiters of controversial science

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