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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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In cloning, DNA only comes from one organism, which takes the game of chance out of the reproduction and gives offspring an exact copy of the original DNA.
This is a nice paper to confirm in a more formal scientific setting what most people involved with cloning have believed for a long time.
Given that commercial cloning activity for livestock is best developed in bovine animals, any new restrictions on the import of bovine clone offspring from the US might prove problematic for the White House, which is already irked by the EU's rigid GMO rules.
Ms McAvan said: "There are huge ethical issues around the cloning of animals.
Amongst the various fields of scientific technology, biotechnology has advanced immensely and offers a wide range into the scientific research such as human cloning which is basically an out come of stem cell research and related to the production of a new individual from the embryo of an existing one.
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.
This legislative trend is based on recent scientific evidence suggesting that therapeutic benefits will not be safely obtained from the cloning of human embryos unless such "fetus farming" is allowed.
2004 - Researchers in South Korea claim to be the first to successfully clone a human embryo for therapeutic cloning.
Italy plans to introduce a compromise resolution in February that would "prohibit any attempts at the creation of human life through cloning processes and any research intended to achieve that aim.
The trick, the real sinister beauty of this bit of chicanery, is that it can ban cloning and not ban cloning at the same time by means of a simple verbal handoff.