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Man Wants to Clone John Lennon From Tooth He Purchased

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John Lennon's Tooth Used to Clone Dead Beatle?

A dentist who acquired John Lennon's tooth says he wants to try to clone the former Beatle.

Published: August 20, 2013 at 4:10 PM

GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com

Could John Lennon live to sing again?

One dentist hopes to make it happen by cloning the Beatle through DNA in his tooth.

Dr. Michael Zuk purchased Lennon's tooth in 2011 and since taken it around the world, used it to make a line of DNA pendants and now, handed it over to scientists to extract the DNA code from the rotted molar.

“If scientists think they can clone Mammoths, then John Lennon could be next,” Zuk said.

"I am nervous and excited at the possibility that we will be able to fully sequence John Lennon's DNA, very soon I hope," he said.

"With researchers working on ways to clone mammoths, the same technology certainly could make human cloning a reality."

Zuk said the findings could be revealed in a documentary about celebrity genetics being produced in the U.K.

But even if scientists were able to use Lennon's DNA to bring him back to life, would the singer, who wrote about, "living for today," even want to come back?

Perhaps someday, we'll get to ask him.

Photos: Dr. Michael Zuk and John Lennon's tooth. (JohnLennonDNA.com)

John Lennon not looking pleased.

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Even if they could clone him, it wouldn't be him. It could look like him but it wouldn't have his memories or necessarily his musical talents.

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Even if they could clone him, it wouldn't be him. It could look like him but it wouldn't have his memories or necessarily his musical talents.

Yoko will put a stop to it. Or maybe not

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Re: Man Wants to Clone John Lennon From Tooth He Purchased

A clone isn't the same person. A clone would have their own brain and therefore their own memories and even personality. So really, it would be the same shell, with different insides.

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Clone Dio!! Screw cloning Lennon, they should produce Ronnie James DIO!!

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A clone isn't the same person. A clone would have their own brain and therefore their own memories and even personality. So really, it would be the same shell, with different insides.
Or not, maybe exactly like his personality, who knows?

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A clone isn't the same person. A clone would have their own brain and therefore their own memories and even personality. So really, it would be the same shell, with different insides.
That is what Megamel said, and I've seen, "Multiplicity!"

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Clone Dio!! Screw cloning Lennon, they should produce Ronnie James DIO!!

Well, Hell, let's not stop there

Bring back all of Rock and Roll Heaven:

Joey Ramone, Joe Strummer, Sid Vicious, Mick Ronson, Marc Bolan, Glen Buxton, Arthur Kane, Jerry Nolan, Johnny Thunders, all of The 27 Club, Otis Redding, Jim Carroll, Richie Valens, The Big Bopper, Buddy Holly, Selena, Tupac, Aliyaah, Michael Jackson, Robert Palmer, etc.

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