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Scientists clone human embryos to make stem cells

Scientists clone human embryos to make stem cells | Human Cloning | Scoop.it
Scientists have made a long-awaited breakthrough in human cloning by using human skin cells to create early-stage embryos.
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Human Clone Health Warning

Human Clone Health Warning | Human Cloning | Scoop.it
French scientists raised fresh fears today about the dangers of cloning humans, saying it may cause serious long-term health problems.
Researchers at France’s Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique said a cow they cloned with DNA from an adult somatic cell appeared healthy but died...
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Kidney breakthrough 'could end the need for donors'

Scientists have created the world's first test-tube organs in a breakthrough that could revolutionise transplant medicine
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Cloning For Infertile Couples?

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Cloning A Way For Infertile Couples To Have Their Own Family...
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Could the human clones of 'Cloud Atlas' be in our future? - NBCNews.com

Could the human clones of 'Cloud Atlas' be in our future? - NBCNews.com | Human Cloning | Scoop.it
NBCNews.comCould the human clones of 'Cloud Atlas' be in our future?NBCNews.comIf Smith's assessment is correct, the world will have to face the ethical and legal questions surrounding genetically modified humans and clones sooner rather than later.
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Dangers of the human clones

Dangers of the human clones | Human Cloning | Scoop.it
The dangers of human cloning have been underlined. A review of the world's cloned animals, including Dolly the Sheep, found evidence that they are at risk of abnormalities
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Human cloning developments raise hopes for new treatments

Human cloning developments raise hopes for new treatments | Human Cloning | Scoop.it
People with conditions such as heart disease or Parkinson's could benefit from tissue grown with their own DNA
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New hope for infertile couples

Rapid developments in reproductive science could soon bring a new era of hope for couples with fertility problems.
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This article discusses how cloning can be used to help infertile couples have their own child. Although it mainly discusses the ethical dilemma of cloning I think this is a positive use of cloning technology. It allows couples who desire a child of their own to have one. In this sense I believe that the good outweighs the bad.

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Cloning for cures

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Most people don’t understand the science of human cloning - or comprehend just how much medical progress will be stymied if all cloning is banned in the United States, scientists say.
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