Tagged: cloning

Why Barbra Streisand’s cloned dogs aren’t identical to the original pet - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 05, 2018

Russell Bonduriansky, UNSW This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could bring back a deceased loved one? Such ideas used to be pure science fiction, but recent advances in biotechnology seem to have brought this possibility within reach (at least for the wealthy). When American … Read More

Back from the dead? Not exactly - BioBlog

Alison Campbell Dec 28, 2015

In one of my classes we talk a bit about cloning, in the context of discussing various biotech techniques and their applications. Sometimes someone asks if I’d clone my dog (or my husband!) after they’d died, & my response is always to say ‘no’. Not because I don’t love them both (husband much more than dog, he’ll be glad to … Read More

The UK’s cloning conundrum - Visibly Shaken

Peter Griffin Aug 06, 2010

Animal cloning is back in the spotlight in Britain following news that meat and milk from the offspring of cloned cattle may have ended up in products sold at British retailers. It is illegal to sell cloned material in the UK without approval, though scientists approached by the Science Media Centre in London suggest there are no adverse … Read More