The hybrid clones will only be permitted to develop for about two weeks, which is the time required to create stem cells. After that, they must be destroyed. So the UK law actually makes the nightmare scenario impossible, not possible.
And that's why I'm psyched about getting my human-animal hybrid clones. *
Annalee Newitz (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a surly media nerd who can't wait to see the world populated with human-elephant-dolphin hybrids.