Biotechnology

Dolly the Sheep Cloning

Dolly

Dolly was born on July 5th, 1996, at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her birth, not revealed to the public until February 3rd, 1997, sparked controversy instantly, because Dolly was the world's first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell.
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What happened?

Dolly was put down February 14th 2003 due to a lung disease

Another name in cloning

Another important name in cloning history is Dr. Gurdon, who in 1962 announced that he had used the nucleus of fully differentiated adult intestinal cells to clone South African frogs. The experiment was widely talked about, although it was never proven that the frogs were true clones.