Canadian dentist hopes to clone John Lennon using tooth DNA

Curated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from The Guardian

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“A Canadian dentist is hoping to clone John Lennon using DNA from one of the singer’s rotten teeth…”

See full article on The Guardian


One of John Lennon’s molars was sold at auction to Michael Zuk in 2011, who has begun sequencing the DNA for Lennon, of the world-famous Beatles.  This is the first step in cloning, similar to the cloning being done now by a group of scientists to clone a woolly mammoth.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, Cerec and General Dentist, Denton, TX