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Still in its infancy, human cloning is close to becoming technologically possible. Even opponents concede that it will be inevitable. They want to make sure the process occurs in the open, not in clandestine laboratories that are closed to public scrutiny. Will cloning be used for therapeutic purposes, or to extend the lives of those who can afford not to die? How will our legal system balance biologic and genetic paternity? We weigh the morality, legality and future of this "science fiction coming true, with ethicists, scientists, and the genetic researcher who created "Dolly," the sheep. (Rebroadcast from 8 February.)
  • Newsmaker: The Final Napster Decision - This was to be D-Day for Napster, the Internet service that's been providing free music to millions. A federal court shut it down, but it got a reprieve, pending today's decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. R. Polk Wagner specializes in intellectual property, electronic commerce and cyberspace at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
  • Reporter's Notebook: Collision at Sea - Japanese crewmembers and students are still missing after the crash of their fishing trawler and a US nuclear submarine off the coast of Hawaii. Sherry Sontag, who has written on US subs and their collisions with other vessels, details the safeguards against such accidents and evaluates whether rescue efforts would have been successful.

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