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Would-Be Human Cloners Offer No Proof

The science journalist who agreed to vet the claim that a cloned baby has been born is backing out. Michael Guillen says Clonaid has not given provided any access to the alleged clone. NPR's Joe Palca has the story.

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Joe Palca is a science correspondent for NPR. Since joining NPR in 1992, Palca has covered a range of science topics — everything from biomedical research to astronomy. He is currently focused on the eponymous series, "Joe's Big Idea." Stories in the series explore the minds and motivations of scientists and inventors. Palca is also the founder of NPR Scicommers – A science communication collective.