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Would you like to see John Lennon cloned back to life from a manky tooth?

by | 3rd, September 2013

John Lennon performs on stage with his first band the 'Quarry Men' at a church function in Woolton, Merseyside, Great Britain, July 6, 1957. (AP Photo/Str)

THANKS to a preserved rotten tooth, a Canadian dentist wants to bring back the late John Lennon back via the scientific miracle of cloning.

Imagine.

Edmonton tooth-botherer, Michael Zuk, claims he has sent the Beatle molar (which he bought at an auction last year for $31,000) to Penn State University, where he says “scientists are considering ways to extract the genetic code from the fragile specimen.”

Zuk is giddy about it all too, sending out a press release to media outlets.

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

Zuk obtained the tooth, buying a bunch of Alan McGee’s old tat. McGee, apparently got the tooth

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