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cloning

noun copy, counterpart, double, embodiment, exact copy, genetically identical copy, genetically identical individual, genetically identical reproouction, producing, replica: manifestation, match

cloning

see HUMAN REPRODUCTIVE CLONING.
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Ms McAvan said: "There are huge ethical issues around the cloning of animals.
During New Year in 2003 a religious sect which believes mankind was created through cloning by aliens 25,000 years ago, claimed to have engineered the first human clones, but were later exposed as a fraud.
Increasingly, "reproductive" cloning is said to occur only if a cloned human being is brought to full term and born alive.
We are opposed to any attempts toward human reproductive cloning," says Hwang--a view shared by many scientists.
In order to investigate social representations in the media, Globe and Mail articles about cloning were coded and analysed from 1997, when Dolly was cloned, through to 2001.
What is important is to always assess the data requirements for a particular testing phase to determine whether cloning the database in an operational clustered environment is truly needed.
Bill Saunders, the Director and Senior Fellow of FRC's Center for Human Life and Bioethics applauded the House for voting down the alternative human cloning bill, one that would actually allow for the creation of human embryo "farms" for research.
Q: Actor Christopher Reeve recently spoke out in favor of therapeutic cloning, which uses stem cells from human embryos.