The Types Of Cloning For Medical Purposes

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A topic that has gained much momentum in the field of science and that has sparked many people 's minds is cloning. The idea of being able to clone One’s self is quite interesting to many people in the world. Now scientists are proposing to use it for medical purposes instead of just for the recreational purposes. However, some among our population fear that we are playing God and are ushering in the apocalypse by crossing over into this field. The Bible is quite clear on the subject that God created Man in his own image and that he breathed life into them. When we create life our self is that truly pretending to be God or are we doing God’s will and helping others? The three types of cloning that is going to be explained in both uses and ethics are Therapeutic, Reproductive, and Complete cloning. Therapeutic cloning involves Stem Cell research. Stem cells are the cells in your body that can create and heal any organic material such as blood, tissue, and bones. Stem cells are typically found in Newborns especially in the Umbilical Cord. It is said that Stem Cells can even cure cancer. A Stem Cell can become any cell the Human body needs.“Regardless of the limitations of the newly created stem cells, the study is a landmark, says Daley. "We 're still trying to understand the basic mechanism of reprogramming” (Saey). This is very beneficial for all humans. “Physicians have long fantasized over the promises of regenerative medicine—the ability to replace a suffering patient’s diseased or damaged body cells instead of her organs, for example” (Krause).To clarify a bit here is an example. A patient is on the waiting list for an organ such as a kidney. There are three ways that therapeutic cloning can help. A scientist can clone the... ... middle of paper ... ...time with loved ones. Cloning is our best course of action to stabilizing the human race and advancing us even further. Works Cited Krause, Kenneth W. “New Life for Human (Therapeutic) Cloning? Whence Comes the Eggs?” Skeptical Inquirer Mar.- Apr. 2012: 28+. Student Edition. Web. 03 Apr. 2016. National Human Genome Research Institute. “What are Some of the Ethical Issues Related to Cloning?” National Institutes of Health. 12 Jun 2012. Web. 03 Apr. 2016. "CGS : Reproductive Cloning." CGS : Reproductive Cloning. Web. 01 Apr. 2016. Saey, Tina Hesman. "Cloning Method Yields Stem Cells." Nature 180.10 (2011): 8. EBSCOhost. Web. 5 Apr. 2016. Mark, Jason. "Back From The Dead." Earth Island Journal 28.3 (2013): 30. TOPICsearch. Web. 13 Apr. 2016. "Should You Be Able To Clone Your Pet?." Junior Scholastic 114.11 (2012): 9. TOPICsearch. Web. 13 Apr. 2016.

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