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clone

noun a carbon copy created by genetic engiieering, a copy created by genetic engineering, a double created by genetic engineering, a facsimile created through genetic engineering, an exact copy created through genetic engineering, duplication created by geeetic engineering, production of a copy, production of a copy through genetic engineering, production of multiple identical copies, propagation asexually, propagation from a clone cell, replication created by genetic engineering, replication through genetic engineering, reproduction asexually
Associated concepts: bioethics, computer clone, embryo splitting, human clone
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You should treat all clones like you would treat all monozygous [identical] twins or triplets,".
To see if senescent cells could be used to make a clone, the investigators transferred the genes from these cells into cow eggs stripped of their DNA.
Beginning today, the 20 chapters of STAR WARS: CLONE WARS Volume 1 will be available on iTunes, with the action-packed STAR WARS: CLONE WARS Volume 2 following later in June.
Research tools Scientists could clone animals infected with human diseases like AIDS or cancer and test different therapies to help find cures.
A clone would likely have no more issues about self-worth and life chances than test-tube babies or adopted children do today.
Will we breed clones of our improved selves - thinner, smarter, wittier?
Hill estimates that 25 to 50 percent of clones are oxygen-deprived at birth.
When complete, the library will be comprised of 350,000 mouse embryonic stem cell clones.
Now, center stage for clones (near-exact genetic duplicates) is a mob scene.
The forces of government gather in fear of hypothetical clones
There are a few scientists who want to produce human clones with the intention that they be allowed to develop into a full-term baby.
It's unclear whether these problems are facts of life for cloned creatures, side effects of the procedures used to do cloning, or downsides specific to rodent clones, say the researchers.