Should cloning of animals and humans be allowed?
Backgroung information about cloning
- The first dog was cloned in 2005 by Dr. Hwang Woo Suk and his team of scientists.
- "A clone is an identical copy of a plant or animal, produced from the genetic material of a single organism"
- Dr. Hwang Woo Suk is a scientist and has cloned 550 puppies since 2005
- In 1997 was the first succesfull cloning of an adult mammal
- When Dolly was born, the government made new laws about cloning.
These are 5 cloned puppies of a dog named Booger
- Cloning of animals could save an endangered species
- cloning can bring back extinct species like the woolly mammoth
- You can get a loved one back from the dead
- by cloning cells and sticking them back into bodies we can fight tumors and skin cancer
- The university stated that since dogs and humans shared certain diseases, the clones “could be very valuable in finding technologies useful for curing human diseases”
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