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Human Cloning

Science, Ethics, and Public Policy

by Barbara MacKinnon

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetic engineering,
  • Genetics (non-medical),
  • Cloning,
  • Human Genetic Engineering,
  • Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Ethics,
  • Genetics,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics,
  • Human cloning,
  • Moral and ethical aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9561659M
    ISBN 100252024915
    ISBN 109780252024917


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Human reproductive cloning is an assisted reproductive technology that would be carried out with the goal of creating a human being. It is currently the subject of much debate around the world, involving a variety of ethical, religious, societal, scientific, and medical issues.

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Baby Eve was born on Decemand weighed seven pounds. Or so it was claimed. The announcement attracted media attention from.Cloning itself is not new, but as the science of cloning continues to advance--and as human cloning thus inches closer to reality--we are compelled to consider its implications for society.

Human Cloning is a lucid, substantive guide to this contentious and potentially revolutionary issue.According to the Human Genome Project, there are three types of cloning: DNA, therapeutic and reproductive cloning.

DNA cloning involves transferring DNA from a donor to another organism. Therapeutic cloning, known as embryo cloning, involves harvesting stem cells from human embryos to grow new organs for transplant.