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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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When will members of the establishment admit to the public that stem cells derived from cloned embryos are likely to cause cancer or other rumours in the patient?
Until recently, groups promoting research cloning, such as the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), supported state and federal bills that prohibit implanting a cloned embryo in a womb.
2001 - Advanced Cell Technology, Worcester, MA, announces it has produced a six-cell cloned human embryo, in research aimed at harvesting stem cells.
PIGLETS: Five cloned pigs--named Millie, Christa, Alexis, Carrel, and Dotcom--were born on March 5, 2000.
The major debate centers on whether to ban all human cloning, as the House bill does, or to allow human embryos to be cloned for research or medical use (therapeutic cloning).
Because these two final phases test the entire application, a fully cloned database is required in some cases to ensure a representation of the final operating environment, especially for load testing.
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.
Britain's first cloned dog, a tiny dachshund pup weighing just over one pound, was born in Seoul, South Korea, after Channel 4 ran a competition offering the winner the procedure free of charge.
EURO MPs have demanded immediate safeguards against cloned meat after the European Commission said imports could continue pending more research.