By: Perry McCarney
On the 24th of February, 1997, the birth of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal cloned from the nuclear DNA (deoxy-ribonucleic acid) of an adult animal, was announced to the world. She was actually born on the 5th of July, 1996, and her survival through...
Attack of the genetic sheep: How not to over-react to scientific advances
By: Effie Moore Salem
How to react to scientific advances that are morally wrong Overly reacting to science and its quirkiness is questionable at best, but sometimes it is so far out, protesters must protest. Hopefully, the world will learn to wait and see without getting too involved...
By: John McDevitt
People and institutions react with their emotions when confronted with changes that turn their world view on it's head. Irrational fear colors judgment and drives people to overreact to scientific advances. Look what the Roman Catholic Church did to Galileo. The only reason they didn't...
By: G. Lee
Recombinant DNA technology has been a mainstay to modern drug discovery for decades now and will continue to be a vital component of the field aforementioned. The basis of recombinant DNA technology is the ability to manipulate DNA molecules in a test tube. It utilizes...
Have Breakthroughs in Dna Research Led to more Harm than Good
By: Ivan Anthony
Most people who would answer yes to this question, seem to be religious fanatics who feel that this line of scientific study steps directly on gods toes. But if you believe in god and that god is all knowing and all powerfull, then why would...
An overview of human cloning
By: Jonte Rhodes
Human cloning is only really now starting to come into prominence as a topic that will divide the scientific and legal communities for probably decades to come. Where before it was a theoretical debate, with the advance of technology the idea of cloning is fast...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Cancer is a series of diseases in which all involve changes to the normal process of the cellular replication. Fundamentally, all cancer has a genetic basis. The process of developing cancer is not simple and involves many factors. In most cases multiple genes are involved...
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The so-called "out of Africa" theory has been debated alongside a multi-regional concept for years. The difference between the two is whether humans (Homo sapiens) evolved from one population or from multiple populations. The latest DNA evidence supports the evolution of humans from a single...
By: Bryan Jennings
Cloning, like nuclear power, is a branch of science that has been unfairly demonized by common Americans more through ignorance than actual merit.The idea behind researching cloning is NOT to create fully functional clones of human beings. This may be useful for animals or...
By: Kalynn Osburn
Animal Cloning Could Be BeneficialIan Wilmut (embryologist for the Roslin Institute in Scotland) is the man who led the team of scientists that produced the world famouse cloned sheep Dolly. His collaborator in this essay is Keith Campbell, a cell biologist and embryologist who worked...

 

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