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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 would be theoretically possible to clone humans, but, to date, there are no records of an actual fully developed human ever being cloned, (http://www.
The technique doesn't always work and many potential clones die before birth or shortly after.
Once the clones reach the age of 10, they will be put down and researchers will proceed with a more in-depth postmortem study.
The US, Brazil, Argentina, New Zealand, Canada and Paraguay - the main EU trading partners in food products that can be derived from clone offspring and their descendants, namely meat and milk - do not regard clone offspring as different from other sexually reproduced animals.
A spokesman for Trinchero Family Estates noted that the clone has some of the most reliable fruitfulness and distinctiveness of all Chardonnay clones.
Taking Islamic jurisprudence principles, such as the rule of necessity for self preservation and respect for human beings, the rule of la darar wa la dirar ('the necessity to refrain from causing harm to oneself and others') and the rule of usr wa haraj, one may indicate that if human cloning could not be prohibited or opposed, it gives way to various harmful consequences including family disorder, chaos in the clone's family relationships, physical and mental diseases for clones and suffering of egg donors and surrogate mothers.
Luisa Ponzi, the winemaker at Ponzi Vineyards in the Willamette Valley, has worked with Dijon clones 95, 96, 75 and 76 as well as Davis clone 108, along with the Wente clone, which was the standard Chardonnay clone in Oregon before the introduction of the Dijon clones.
We describe the finding of a virulent closely related clone of MRSA and its prevalence in Taiwan.
In February 2004, ACT reported on its efforts to clone mouse embryos to produce new heart tissue for mice.
2002 - Clonaid claims to produce first human clone, a baby girl named Eve.
the sort of cloning that would allow a clone to be implanted in a mother, be born and potentially grow into a dangerously productive citizen.