Temporary Halt in Cloning Worth It to Allow Careful Study
Beresford, Eric, Anglican Journal
WELL, HELLO DOLLY! Almost as stunning as the news concerning Dolly herself, has been the strength of reaction to reports of the first successful cloning of an adult mammal. This is all the more surprising given that cloning is not really new. It has been going on for years. However, until now cloning has involved working with embryos.
The problem with embryo cloning is that you don't know exactly what you're getting multiple copies of. You have to make the copies before development has taken place. With the technique developed by the Scottish team it is now possible to select and clone the most useful and successful adult mammals.
Dr. Wilmut and his team pointed to the …
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Publication information: Article title: Temporary Halt in Cloning Worth It to Allow Careful Study. Contributors: Beresford, Eric - Author. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 123. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 1997. Page number: 1. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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