Cloning’s Long Legacy–And Why It’ll Never Be Used on Humans

(Discover Magazine) – Those involved with the science around cloning agree. Prominent scientists involved in cloning say they’ve never had any intention of replicating a person — and are as wary of the idea as everyone else. Their research serves … Read More

Cloning Monkeys for Research Puts Humans on a Slippery Ethical Slope

(The Conversation) – It sounds like a good idea at face value – curing human disease is something most of us consider a priority. But there are some complex ethical issues at play here. First, there’s the ongoing question of how … Read More

Pet Cloning Is Bringing Human Cloning a Little Bit Closer

(MIT Technology Review) – Alarm bells went off in my head. Must wasn’t just cloning a pet. She was trying to preserve a lost child. It seemed awfully close to a real human cloning scenario, one in which a heartbroken … Read More

In a Scientific First, Cloned Monkeys Are Born. Will They Accelerate Biomedical Research?

(STAT News) – There have been mice and cows and pigs and camels, bunnies and bantengs and ferrets and dogs, but ever since Dolly the sheep became the first cloned mammal in 1996, the list has had a conspicuous hole: … Read More

Chinese Firm Clones Gene-Edited Dog in Bid to Treat Cardiovascular Disease

(CNN) – The pup was cloned from Apple, a different dog whose genome was edited to develop the disease atherosclerosis. With that genetic information now coded in, the disease — a leading cause of stroke and heart sickness — was … Read More

World’s First Cloned Dog Used to Make More Cloned Dogs so Scientists Can See What Happens

(Newsweek) – Scientists have used a cloned dog to create four more dogs in an experiment to find out what happens when animals are re-cloned. The team created the dogs—Afghan hounds—with stem cells from Snuppy, the world’s first ever cloned … Read More

Chinese Scientists Fix Genetic Disorder in Cloned Human Embryos

(Nature) – A team in China has taken a new approach to fixing disease genes in human embryos. The researchers created cloned embryos with a genetic mutation for a potentially fatal blood disorder, and then precisely corrected the DNA to … Read More

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