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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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It's proving so hard to clone animals, I think people are starting to see that human cloning may simply be impossible," Caplan said.
People wanting to clone pets "could do much more good" by adopting an abandoned animal, says one activist.
Were such legislation to become the law, then women would be held properly responsible and accountable to assure that a therapeutic clone would not become a person.
Now, the topic of clones isn't new or necessarily unusual today.
Perhaps my clone will climb Mount Everest, singlehandedly sail around the world, or simply marry and raise a family without the fear that his children will be prematurely fatherless and his wife a widow.
7 Steve Mansfield, "Don't Send in the Clones," QST, November 1997, 16.
If the clone makers' strategy is successful, Apple will be forced to lower its prices, suggests Christopher Cover, database specialist for Simon & Schuster.
Barnes, they noted in all fairness, had made a trip to Fishlake National Forest and noted similarities in "bark, leaf shape, and stem angle," and on that basis had pronounced the 106-acre stand a clone, with all the trees supposedly interconnecting through their root systems, via new sprouts called "ramets.
In addition to making lightning fast copies of hard drives, the Kanguru Clone is easy to use and virtually maintenance free.
This is also the first report of a SWP clone isolate in southern Europe; if the strain is circulating in Italy or is occasionally imported from the SWP area, whether our patient acquired it through contact with a foreign contact remains unknown.
They produced clones of the patients by transferring the DNA-containing nucleus of the patients' skin cells into an ovum donated by a woman.