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CLONING IN IRAN » Last month, Tehran's Royan Institute announced that it had cloned a sheep. From September 13-15, the institute will host its annual conferences on reproductive biomedicine and stem cell biology. For more information, see www.royaninstitute.org. And for columnist Glenn McGee's take on the current state of cloning ethics, see page 26.

CLINICAL TRIALS IN INDIA » In April, McGee wrote about the ethics of clinical trials in India. Those, and trials in China, along with drug registration in both countries, will be the subject of a Drug Information Association conference in Princeton, New Jersey on September 18 and 19. For more, see http://tinyurl.com/hu7zr.

SCIENCE AND POLITICS » In next month's issue, Alison McCook will take an in-depth look at the contentious relationship between science and politics, as the US gears up for midterm elections. For a sneak peek of this issues...

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