08 June 2006

Clones' Debut Is a Test of Genetics, and Bettors' Wits

Thanks to Laurie for this:

Anyone trying to select a winner at the mule races this weekend in Winnemucca, Nev., will no doubt have a hard time choosing between Idaho Gem and Idaho Star. They may have different names, but they are not necessarily different mules.

Idaho Gem and Idaho Star are clones.

Published in New York Times: June 3, 2006


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