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Neanderthal cloning remains theoretical

Neanderthal cloning remains theoretical
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There is no chance a Neanderthal is going to move in next door anytime soon, despite frenzied media speculation about the viability of cloning one.

Although it may be technically possible to re-create man’s closest but extinct-for-tens-of-thousands-of-years relative using DNA, scientists are skeptical, to say the least.