South Korea Firm RNL Bio Says It Clones Cancer-Sniffing Dogs

Published: Jun 17, 2008

AFP -- A South Korean firm said Monday it has successfully cloned four dogs capable of sniffing out human cancers by using tissue from a retriever in Japan.

The four black retrievers were born last month from cloned foetuses of Marine, a six-and-a-half-year-old dog trained in Japan to detect cancer patients by smell, RNL Bio said in a statement.

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