Dentist plans to clone John Lennon

2014-04-12 10:22
 

Los Angeles - A dentist wants to make a clone of John Lennon.

Michael Zuk purchased a tooth belonging to the late star - who was a member of legendary rock band The Beatles - at an auction for $33 000 and is hoping to extract enough DNA to be able create a clone.

Speaking on Channel 4's Dead Famous DNA, he explained: ''If there is enough DNA to sequence it, it could be basically genetic real estate.

''My aim is to own John Lennon's DNA.''

Dr Zuk revealed that once cloning technology is advanced enough to replicate a human, he plans to use the molar to clone the deceased singer and will then raise him as his own child.

He said: ''He could be looked at as my son... He would still be his exact duplicate but you know, hopefully keep him away from drugs and cigarettes, that kind of thing.

''But you know, guitar lessons wouldn't hurt anyone right?'

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