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  • The Controversy Of Cloning And Cloning

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    opposition to cloning was almost instant, perhaps too instant. The hasty reaction of an overwhelming portion of the population indicates that an already existing ideology towards cloning had developed even before cloning was achieved. Scientists and philosophers agree that the previous use of generic engineering in literary works, even if unconsciously, caused the vast majority of individuals to develop a negative or unrealistic perspective regarding cloning. The apprehension towards cloning was only

  • Cloning

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    Cloning in today’s modern society has evolved into a very sophisticated practice of making identical copies of an organism. Scientists are able to clone different animals and plants exceptionally better than they were years ago, which leads many to wonder if humans will be next. Cloning has tremendous medical and economic pros; however, the morality of cloning does raise many conflicts on whether or not it should be performed throughout the world. First, cloning has a long history dating back thousands

  • Cloning

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    from a single mutual predecessor. The first cloning was in 1964 done by John Gurdon, an English biologist. He acquired from the nuclei from the abdominal cells of toad tadpoles and infused them into unfertilized enucleated eggs. An enucleated egg is one from which the nucleus has been detached or demolished. John Gurdon found that when the eggs were incubated, some of them grew into fertile, fully-grown toads. Cloning can also be used on plants. Cloning should be allowed due to the benefits in medicine

  • Cloning

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    Cloning For many years, the cloning of adults, animals or humans has been mostly the object of science fiction, something unforeseen by man. However, “The world was shocked in February of 1997 when British scientist, named Ian Wilmot announced that his research team successfully cloned lamb named dolly from an adult sheep at the Roselyn Institute in Scotland”.(1) For what seemed like a dream for many years quickly turned into reality. The newest and possibly the most controversial phenomena in curing

  • Cloning

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    “Cloning is the creation of an organism which is an exact genetic copy of another (“CLONING: Using clones: the facts.") Cloning can be done in many different ways including Therapeutic cloning, cutting, tissue culture, and embryo splitting. There are also different types of agriculture ways to clone; these include embryonic or adult cells which are used for cloning animals. Within several areas of this scientific topic, many individuals have disagreed upon the use of cloning , but on the other hand

  • cloning

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    of human cloning, raised when Scottish scientists at Roslin Institute created the much-celebrated sheep "Dolly" (Nature 385, 810-13, 1997), aroused worldwide interest and concern because of its scientific and ethical implications. The feat, cited by Science magazine as the breakthrough of 1997, also generated uncertainty over the meaning of "cloning" --an umbrella term traditionally used by scientists to describe different processes for duplicating biological material. What is cloning? Are there

  • Cloning

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    Cloning The most significant problem our world has with newfound controversies is that most people take one side on the issue before they become educated on the topic at hand. This is the same problem that I see with the controversial issue of cloning. Whether one argues for or against the cloning of humans or animals, most people leave out the ethics and morals behind the issue. People see movies like Multiplicity, starring Michael Keaton (a movie in which Michael Keaton clones himself multiple

  • Cloning

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    Cloning Duplicating of genes and DNA…. Cloning? Cloning is basically the reproduction of cells. You take an unfertilized cell, combine it with a cell from the same organism and create a new living cell. The question is…is cloning OK? Is the breeding of a bigger and meatier cow and fresher healthier potatoes equal to cloning a person? Many different groups debate upon these questions. Religious groups argue that God created all, and he thrives on diversity. This diversity is being threatened by cloning

  • Cloning

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    We all grew up watching cartoons or having ideas in our mind about cloning that were purely fictional. Now, science and research have made fiction a reality and have successfully cloned various animals and genes. There are various scientific techniques used to clone animals. These techniques differ from natural cloning that occurs through asexual and sexual reproduction. It can also occur in human cases with identical twins which happens when a fertilized egg splits creating two new embryos with

  • Cloning

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    Cloning What is a Clone? A clone is a group of genetically identical cells. For example, tumors are clones of cells inside an organism because they consist of many replicas of one mutated cell. Another type of clone occurs inside a cell. Such a clone is made up of groups of identical structures that contain genetic material, such as mitochondria and chloroplasts. Some of these structures, called plasmids, are found in some bacteria and yeasts. Techniques of genetic engineering enable scientists

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