When Lou Hawthorne met Mira, the clone of his dog Missy, he couldn't have been happier. The puppy was just like Missy--and in some ways better because she mirrored Missy in her younger, more playful days.
So BioArts International, Hawthorne's biotech start-up that focuses on animal and human genomics, decided to spread the love.
Starting July 5, the highest bidders in five separate online auctions will win the opportunity to clone their own dogs.
Hawthorne, the company's CEO, said the event is the first step in making his Mill Valley, Calif.-based company's technology available to … Read more