By: Alvin Heng
In 1997, the announcement of the birth of Dolly the sheep had aroused worldwide interest in cloning technology. Dolly was special because she was the first mammal created having identical set of nuclear DNA as her nucleus donor, achieved using "somatic cell nuclear transfer" (SCNT)...
By: Ryan Scotty
While cloning is defined simply as making multiple identical copies of something, the word has become a household term in recent years. The increase in cloning research has spurred a highly controversial debate in the past decade and a half, one of ethics against science...
By: Cece Murphy
Personally, I find the idea of cloning just a little bit unsettling. I mean, its just fine when it comes to crops and fruits. Livestock, on the other hand, should not be changed and used to testing for testing to better suit our needs. Making...
By: Greydark
Gene therapy sounds like a dream come true for those with muscular dystrophy or other diseases. But gene therapy could also turn into gene doping for athletes desiring that extra boost of energy or speed to win. If gene therapy is poised to become a...
Why Genetic Engineering is Wrong
By: Tammy Clayton
What right do mere men have to play at being a creator? What is it that makes them feel that the intricate beauty and workings of life forms that have existed since the beginning of time need to be improved upon or changed? Job security...
The debate over genetic engineering
By: J. Merrill
Genetic Engineering, right or wrong, ethical or playing god? Why is this final leap forward hard for some people. If taken the correct procautions, it will only help us evolve further and help better our lives. If you could make people live 10 or 100...
Dna Research has done more Good Tan Harm
By: Eric Yager
Arguably, no other field of scientific research has generated as much debate as genetic research. On one side, genetic research could potentially lead to the prevention and treatment of many health conditions such as cancer, asthma, hereditary disease, and even aging. Conversely, genetic research has...
History and use of the Allen spinal cord genome map
By: Debbie Luyo
The Allen Spinal Cord Atlas is the world's first genome-wide map of the mouse spinal cord. The result of an innovative collaboration between public, private, and foundation donors, the Allen Spinal Cord Atlas offers a ray of light at the end of a long, dark...
Views on reproductive and therapeutic cloning
By: Jim Huckabee
Some twenty years ago the science community reported they could replace a lost limb by growing a new one from a piece of the victims skin. The problem was, it would require an absolute vacuum for the replication to grow in a timely manner. This...
Ethical problems in cloning animals and humans
By: Treasa Lascola
Can you imagine another you? Lab created or otherwise? I've tried to imagine a clone of myself, would she have a soul? Would she share my beliefs? My opinions? My tastes and personality characteristics? Would she fall in love with the same man that I...

 

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