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. 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, 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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Today's stories:

Auctions could fetch big bucks for cloned dogs

Yahoo hopes to lure users with

Yang talks up Google partnership in Washington

China antipiracy agencies denies probing Microsoft

Road Trip 2008: Computer sprawl at Geek Squad City

Apple's iTunes hits 5 billion mark

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