As if things weren't bleak enough for disgraced South Korean cloner Hwang Woo-suk, it emerged last night that he has been linkurl:offered public support; by Clonaid, the UFO cult founded by a former French sports journalist. In a posting on its website, Clonaid, which claims it has cloned several human embryos but is keeping the results secret, tries to draw a parallel between Hwang's recent difficulties and its own activities.The website asks: 'It is interesting to do the mental exercise, for just a few seconds, and ask oneself - why would Dr. Hwang play with the hope of millions of people who are desperately waiting for stem-cell cure to be available for either themselves or one of their relatives? Why would he declare that he has made these lines, if he wasn't able to do it, knowing that millions are watching him and that he would have to deliver them...

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