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Cloning Animals: Not Only a Good Choice, but a Healthy One!

Summary: Cloning, once the stuff of science fiction, will with recent advances become a fundamental part of our society.
In 1997, medical history was made when Dr. Ian Wilmut successfully cloned the first sheep, named Dolly. He used a variant technique of nuclear somatic fusion to split an adult cell creating an identical double. Since then, the cloning of mammals has come a long way. We are able to clone healthy, disease-free animals used for meats, donor organs and even to help preserve endangered mammals. With this technology, we can revolutionize the way we live.

Embryo splitting is used by farmers and livestock breeders, which allows them to twin their best animals for better production. In this process, breeders could even produce animals that are disease resistant. Michael West, CEO of Advanced Cell Technology even says, "Scientist are unanimous that cloned animals are indeed safe" and "cloning select cattle can promote strong, disease-free genes in the clones' progeny." This would be an enormous advantage for meat companies and...

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