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  • sheep
  • She was cloned using a cell taken from a healthy six-year-old sheep, and was born on July 5th 1996 at the Roslin Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland. (writework.com)
  • 1996
  • Prior to 1996, it was thought that cloning an entire animal could only be done with embryonic cells - cells present in the early stages of an organism's development. (dnalc.org)
  • bioethics
  • The most public debate in bioethics today centers on the technology of cloning. (ethicsdaily.com)
  • Years earlier, in October of 1995, Clinton had established the National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC) in light of bioethical concerns over research on humans. (scribd.com)
  • genetically
  • But even assuming that a person decides to clone themselves for no reason other than to have a child who is solely genetically theirs, let's assume that they aim to be the best parent that they can be, and that they want to raise their child to be an autonomous person who doesn't feel stigmatized by being a clone. (gizmodo.com)
  • HGA argues that the main benefit of the Newcastle techniques, that the mother is genetically related to her child can never justify the safety risks to the child and the social consequences of modifying the human germ line. (hgalert.org)
  • beings
  • Since then the debate on applying the technique to clone human beings has been ongoing. (dnalc.org)
  • Yes, because of the potential physical dangers and the profound ethical dilemmas it poses, the cloning of human beings should be prohibited. (encyclopedia.com)
  • No, the cloning of human beings should not be prohibited because the potential for medical accidents or malfeasance is grossly overstated, and the ethical questions raised by detractors are not unique to cloning-indeed, ethical questions attend every scientific advancement. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The emotional nature of the debate, and the lack of understanding of the scientific aspects of the subject, is epitomized by House Majority Whip Tom Delay (R-Texas) who declared: "Human beings should not be cloned to stock a medical junkyard of spare parts. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 2002
  • In 2002, a bizarre sect of spaceship-worshipping Raelians claimed that "Baby Eve," the clone, had already been born. (whyfiles.org)
  • organisms
  • The word clone has been applied to cells as well as to organisms, so that a group of cells stemming from a single cell is also called a clone. (freeessay.com)
  • Socially, cloning could be an issue because the availability of technology to clone an individual would not be a great thing for society because it would be costly and it would be unsure as to who should have access to the type of technology that is being used to clone organisms. (smore.com)
  • Researchers
  • With some rogue researchers champing at the bit to clone humans, California legislators must decide what to do. (wired.com)
  • Had it been the latter (a technique almost universally condemned as unethical), the researchers could have attempted to initiate a pregnancy by implanting the cloned embryos in a womb. (washingtontimes.com)
  • cures
  • Some people feel that it could benefit humans (through cures, through solving infertility and through knowledge), while others feel it could endanger humans and is a bad thing (due to ethical issues and due to being unaware of what could happen if it didn't work). (markedbyteachers.com)
  • nuclear transfer
  • There is also abundant evidence that invasive assisted reproductive technologies such as the nuclear transfer involved in MST/PNT can cause epigenetic perturbations in embryos and offspring produced by them. (hgalert.org)
  • moratorium
  • ban all federal funding for cloning research as well as asking for a temporary voluntary moratorium on cloning research by private institutions until more could be learned about the issue. (scribd.com)
  • legislation
  • However, around the world, many countries began producing legislation that forbade human cloning. (scribd.com)
  • Though neither of these attempts were successful, both show that attempts on human cloning will still occur as long as there is no worldwide legislation. (scribd.com)
  • implant
  • The report also says that the panel isn't worried about women wanting to implant available clones. (wired.com)
  • scientific
  • Ten years AD, cloning discoveries continue to produce surprising scientific results that raise ethical, political and scientific questions. (whyfiles.org)
  • Though actual human cloning has not yet been achieved, other relevant scientific endeavours have been successful. (scribd.com)
  • The furor prompted a landmark scientific report on the ethics and science of reproductive medicine, which eventually led to the establishment in 1991 of the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority. (insulin-pumpers.org)