Essays Tagged: "clones"

Cloning Today

A clone is a group of organisms that are genetically identical. Most clones result from asexual reproduction, a process in which a new organism develops from only one pa ... er, replaces the nucleus of an immature egg with a nucleus from another cell. Most of the work with clones is done from cultures. An embryo has about thirty or forty usable cells but a culture feature ... this is the sperm's role. In this paper we will be discussing the advantages of different types of clones, such as they are useful for research. We will also be discussing the disadvantages and diffe ...

(4 pages) 190 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

"Let People Decide Their own Fate: Free Market Bioethics" Discusses the benefits of allowing people (not government) to make their own decisions regarding cloning and bioengineering.

and disabilities thought to be incurable. On the other side of the argument, a society of lifeless clones and three eyed babies are seen as possible side effects of fooling with Mother Nature. Both s ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How does the body achieve the functional silencing of antigen reactive clones?

bject that is) can't rememberHow does the body achieve the functional silencing of antigen reactive clones?The central tenet of the immune system is the ability to recognise and remove non-self compon ... which the Vb17 chain is reactive.Further support has been provided by the absence of self-reactive clones in mice expressing a superantigen such as minor lymphocyte stimulating antigen - an antigen w ...

(13 pages) 41 0 2.5 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Cloning reflection written by a catholic

ould become another form of abortion.As one can see, very few cloning attempts are successful. Many clones die in utero, at late stages, or soon after birth; and those that survive more often than not ... reasons to ban the idea of human cloning.Another factor that most people don't realize is that the clones will have a shorter life expectancy than that of a normal human being. Cells seem to have a d ...

(4 pages) 70 1 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Facts about Leukemia

This class of cancer leads to an overproduction of a blood cells that have similar characteristics (clones). Clonal cells share two common features that lead to the symptoms of leukemia.1) The cells d ... n of long lived cells leads to the replacement of the normal cells in the bone marrow with leukemic clones. Since the space is limited in the marrow, the normal cells are crowded out by these clones.A ...

(1 pages) 33 0 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Genetic engeneering.

ncement, and we started asking questions. What else can they clone? What are the going to use these clones for? Many other questions rose up from that particular incident, and since then there have be ...

(5 pages) 237 3 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

This essay is how to clone.

e when a sheep named Dolly was cloned. The only thing that set Dolly the sheep apart from the other clones was that she was cloned from an adult sheep cell. Before Dolly was cloned, scientists thought ... uld not reject. Arms, legs, and other limbs could also be regenerated using the cloning techniques. Clones could also be used for spare parts. "Cloning Supporters" suggest that "Fertilized ova could b ...

(5 pages) 71 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

An anti cloning persuasive paper.

ne just one body part, say a heart or a lung, would require the creation and destruction of so many clones as to nullify the value of the life saving technology that would result. There is no reason w ... sonality is not in their genes but their upbringing and environment as a child. And when the little clones of Mr. Jordan didn't grow up to be a basketball star the parents would be disappointed. At le ...

(5 pages) 148 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


be able to understand it better and realize cloning has beengoing on a lot longer than you thought. Clones can be natural a lot of few cell andmicroscopic organisms clone them self to re produce worms ... e beginning of the earth unnatural cloning startedsomewhat long ago to. In fact the first unnatural clones where made by the ancientGreeks. The word clone comes from there Lang wedge to. A clone came ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cloning Editorial

r she wants. Thankfully their are some technologicalbarriers at the moment that make mass producing clones unrealistic. It took 277tries just to successfully clone Dolly, the sheep that was cloned in ... od idea for their farmthey will come across a big problem. Cloning isn't exact; over generations theclones will be riddled with genetic flaws due to errors being exemplifiedthrough each cloningIf huma ...

(2 pages) 60 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Cloning, by Kevin Stanson. This essay is about why people should allow cloning. Most of it's positive aspects, a few far stretched ones. Very creative!

etables to make more food. For future attempts to gain world peace, we can create clone armies. The clones can be engineered to act directly and not question orders. They also can be genetically advan ... world peace, we should get rid of them. For that, we could use a clone army. Genetically engineered clones. GNC's, for short. Now, with GNC's, we could basically scare the countries into surrendering, ...

(2 pages) 58 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Argument For And Against Cloning

e genetic composition is identical to that of the ancestor. No sex is involved in the production of clones, and since sex is the normal means by which new genetic material is introduced during procrea ... creation, clones have no choice but to have the same genes as their single parent. Simply speaking, clones are identical copy of their parents.About five years ago, on February 12th 1997, an event in ...

(3 pages) 115 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Edward Scissorhands" Tim Burton What techniques does Burton use? How does this text relate to journeys?

rhood where all of the houses are shades of pastels and all of the inhabitants seem to be emotional clones of the jetsons.Edward's JourneyThe main character, Edward goes on a major journey. From the b ...

(12 pages) 103 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Rule By Institutions' is the name of the essay and its an essay on institutions that the directors in Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World' used to control citiznes.

d the advantages of the institutional structures of the old world and used them to help control the clones of the Brave New World. The directors liked the idea of the church, but since ... ce. The church is used as a bridge to the mystical level; however, the solidarity service keeps the clones on the temporal level because the directors saw the metaphysical and mystical levels of exist ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cloning, Right or Wrong? The Pros and Cons

CloningCloning: The production of genetic copies and Clones: A group of genetically identical organisms. Ever since the belief that cloning was a possibi ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

To be headless, or not to be

t both sides; outside the box. Charles Krauthammer points out varying opinions concerning "headless clones" which are debatable, concluding that it is too unethical and that there is no realistic reas ... elop it. However, I feel that Charles Krauthammer only points out the negative outcomes of headless clones, which is why I'm here; to debate the benefits. Whether or not scientists should or shouldn't ...

(7 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

SEND IN THE CLONES- is clonig morally right? my opinion on cloning. Consequences and trouble involved in clonig

dio, and people's own ideas have given cloning a bad stereotype. The main opposing argument is that clones will not have any uniqueness or personality of their own. This is where many people are wrong ... ss or personality of their own. This is where many people are wrong. Nature has been making its own clones for millions of years in the form of identical twins. Studies show that identical twins, huma ...

(3 pages) 74 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


mbers of a clone; whereas nonidentical twins, who derive from two separate fertilized eggs, are not clones. (Microsoft® Encarta® 97 Encyclopedia). There are two known ways that we can clone hu ... ot be certain, but it is stated that if the clone is observed carefully and compared with its other clones, many similarities will automatically arise. Cloning among adults is less obtainable than emb ...

(12 pages) 120 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Human cloning should be banned (Affirmative) - Argumentative speech

oner. However, 10-15 years down the track those headlines begin to change to be more like, "Mutated Clones- Are They Still Classified as Human?" and "Clone Armies- Could it Happen?" It's only then tha ... ld too fast. Every time a clone is made it is like throwing the dice and even a string of "healthy" clones being born would not change the likelihood that many clones born in future may have severe me ...

(3 pages) 190 3 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Human Cloning Should Be Banned (Negative)- Argumentative Speach

ll aside from the facts that were stated in the other article, which I'll quickly run over. "Mutant clones, Clone Armies, physiological effects of cloning on their individuality and lastly my favourit ... duality and lastly my favourite powerful leaders abusing power. I will address my own points.Mutant clones, sounds like something out of X-men. Well to address the point, Darwin's Theory of Natural Ev ...

(7 pages) 180 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects