from the What-would-Jerry-Lewis-Say? dept.
ChrisPhoenix writes "It seems that France doesn't like human cloning at all. Some prominent people over there are even calling for making international law and/or establishing an international court for bioethical violations that would be able to take action even if the "violation" were not illegal in the jurisdiction where it was done.
On one hand, those who think that nanotech needs at least a little worldwide regulation can hope that science controversies may spur the creation of regulatory bodies.
On the other hand, those who worry about luddites blocking important technologies now have more to worry about.
The story appeared in "French Advances in Science and Technology".
This link will hopefully get you to the right issue (#297).