Essays Tagged: "cloned"

Cloning Today

t with the history of cloning. The modern era of laboratory cloning began in 1958 when F.C. Steward cloned carrot plants from mature single cells placed in a nutrient culture containing hormones. The ... ammal was achieved nearly twenty years later. Scientists from Switzerland and the U.S. successfully cloned mice using a method similar to Gurdon's, but required one extra step. After the nucleus was t ...

(4 pages) 190 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Genetic Engineering

an unfertilized egg cell, removed the nucleus, replaced it with cells taken from the organism to be cloned, put it into an empty egg cell which begins to develop as an embryo, and implanted this embry ... "clone" such foods as seedless watermelons. Now that the technology has been mastered, what will be cloned next?Clones are not likely to turn out the same as their origin. The environment plays a huge ...

(6 pages) 216 1 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Technology and " Boys from Brazil"

highly decorated Nazi doctor, and the effort made by a Jewish investigator to stop him. The doctor cloned the genes of famous Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and genetically implanted them into the egg of ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Implications of Cloning. The paper discusses the pros and cons of cloning and related scientific, religious and ethical concerns.

of Dolly, the "magical splitting sheep". But come on, doesn't it make you wonder? If a sheep can be cloned, why couldn't people? Ok, you may say, that's fine, so people could be cloned, that's a good ... .There are plenty of reasons to be concerned outside of spirituality. For example: if anyone can be cloned, what stops those who are wealthy enough to replicate themselves from doing it? Nothing. In t ...

(2 pages) 433 0 3.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Cloned Chop? Speaks of cloning in relation to the agricultural aspect of the United States

m now it will be accepted scientifically, socially, and morally. In an article in Newsweek called A Cloned Chop, Anyone? They take a somewhat neutral, but also somewhat negative viewpoint of cloning i ... out of every ten sheep produce the proteins needed. However with cloning these 'good' sheep can be cloned. Then they breed with other clones to make a whole generation of sheep with the desired prote ...

(4 pages) 73 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

A Christian perspectavie on cloning in a short essay format.

n is a person, and if a person is created, does it posses a spirit? As scientists have successfully cloned the first human embryo, these questions press deeper into the consciousness of society. There ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cloning: why we shouldn't be against it.

e February 1997 that a British embryologist named Ian Wilmut and his research team had successfully cloned a lamb named Dolly from an adult sheep. Dolly was created by replacing the DNA of one sheep's ... he DNA of another sheep's udder. While plants and lower forms of animal life have been successfully cloned for many years now, before Wilmut's announcement it had been thought by many to be unlikely t ...

(5 pages) 161 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Arguments about cloning. How it is debated in our society and what is cloning?

t has been argued for years and even more since the cloning of a sheep. In 1997 when Dr. Ian Wilmot cloned the first adult sheep, people started to realize that cloning was no longer just something th ... have moved past abortion and now we are moving into cloning. There have already been human embryos cloned in China, which has been very successful. So the ability to clone is possible. The question a ...

(6 pages) 439 5 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Animal Cloning

ilized egg cell, is then cultured in the laboratory and implanted into the birth mother. Finally, a cloned offspring is born. Another main type of animal cloning is embryo cloning where one or more ce ... zards are present when conducting the procedures of cloning animals. The largest danger occurs when cloned fetuses spontaneously abort, putting the mother's life in danger. As well, some cloned animal ...

(2 pages) 126 2 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Cloning reflection written by a catholic

urvive more often than not show signs of severe birth defects. In addition, female animals carrying cloned fetuses may face serious risks, including death from cloning-related impediments. Human cloni ... ential health effects is difficult or impossible due to lacking critical information. Moreover, the cloned offspring -- who would face the greatest risks of abnormality and death -- would not be in a ...

(4 pages) 70 1 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

This is an argumentative essay discussing different views of cloning called "Cloning-Right vs. Wrong". (con)

t risk of passing a genetic defect to a child could make use of cloning. A fertilized ovum could be cloned, and the duplicate tested for the disease or disorder. If the clone was free of genetic defec ... wn, rather than using the sperm of another male.Cloning humans would also mean that organs could be cloned, so it would be a source of perfect transplant organs. This, surely, would be a big help to m ...

(2 pages) 141 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Cloning: An Ethical Debate

lete. All this revolution in science leads us to believe that the day, when the human being will be cloned, is not far away. Human cloning has always been an issue of controversy.I believe that human ... people amongst society in the grand scale. Scientists have not 100% guaranteed that the first human cloned humans will be normal. This may result in the introduction of additional defects in the human ...

(4 pages) 132 2 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This is a research paper that introduces the well known huma research project: HUMAN CLONING

ude: "Rock Star and Lover's Nuclear Transplanted Child is Born" and "Former President George Bush's Cloned Heart Transplant A Success." All of these articles on the front page show how much cloning ha ... years, but experiments involving human beings have never been tried or thought possible, until the cloned sheep "Dolly." Her birth shocked the scientific community and has spurred discussion about th ...

(7 pages) 451 2 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Human cloning, what it is. An information based on the first ever human cloning company,

2200. The United States of America secretly cloned the best soldiers of the World War II as powerful assets for their military. These soldiers a ...

(2 pages) 234 1 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Stem -Cell research (human cloning).

On February 23, 1997, the idea that humans might someday be cloned, moved further away from science fiction and closer to that of a scientific possibility. On t ... es from the Roslin Institution announced that, after a reported 277 attempts, they had successfully cloned a sheep, named Dolly, on July 5, 1996.Within days of the report, published in The Observer, B ... a lifetime' ". (3)Cloning mammals, for example, has a current success rate of 6 to 7 percent. Many cloned mammals develop genetic disorders, often times life threatening to both the clone and the mot ...

(5 pages) 161 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Genetic engeneering.

y of 1997, the news and media covered one of the largest leaps in genetic science. When a sheep was cloned, the media exploded with coverage on this topic. We were all amazed by this new advancement, ...

(5 pages) 237 3 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology


an organism from a clone cell. People have always wondered what is would be like to have something cloned. Thinking if it is a good or bad thing to do. Scientists have done research and have experime ... cloning. Whether or not to clone humans is still a mystery.Dolly a Finn Dorset sheep was the first cloned animal. She was born on June 5, 1996 and died 6 years after. She died due to progressive lung ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The analysis of the character of John Hammond as portrayed in the film and the book.

John Hammond portrays a greedy, arrogant, and pompous old man with a dream to build a park full of cloned dinosaurs using DNA found in preserved mosquitoes. Hammond's character changes severely from ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


ng. And I can understand why. I mean, it's a major scientificadvance and breakthrough. They haven't cloned a human successfully yet, but Iknow if they keep trying and getting the kinks out of their te ... ieve that this breakthrough is great and can't wait forit to advance even more, to where maybe even cloned humans don't have anydefects and are advanced enough to where they can be released into socie ...

(3 pages) 30 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays


t few years. Its first success was the now infamous sheep, Dolly. Dolly was "the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell" (Gould, 224). Pigs, frogs and other animals have been experimentally clon ... , Jr., then the intent is to make someone that is not any more unique than the people that they are cloned from. This is where the predicament begins. What rights and regulations can be imposed in ord ...

(5 pages) 102 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues