News.com Daily Podcast: Win an auction, clone your pet
A San Francisco-area biotech firm is starting online auctions at $100,000 each to submit a beloved pet's DNA for cloning.
Though the first animal cloned successfully from an adult was done 12 years ago, the technology is still out of reach for non-scientists. That is, until now. News.com intern Holly Jackson had a chat with the CEO of BioArts, a biotech company auctioning off several opportunities to clone a pet dog. The first auction will start at $100,000, and the procedure isn't short on controversy.
Also in today's podcast: Yahoo tries out YMail.com, Jerry Yang takes a trip to Capitol Hill to quash any antitrust concerns surrounding its search ad partnership with Google, plus we check in with Daniel Terdiman on Road Trip 2008.
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