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A South Korean company that charges about $100,000 US for animal cloning procedures has just cloned Britain’s first dog for free. The dog was copied from a 12-year-old pet dachshund named Winnie, owned by Rebecca Smith of London.
Ian Wilmut, creator of Dolly the sheep, says that mammoth stem cells may be the way to go in order to bring the ancient behemoths back to life.
It was confirmed today that Keith Campbell, who became famous for his role in cloning Dolly the sheep, died on Friday at 58-years-old.
By Jenny Haworth IMPROVED treatments for schizophrenia and motor neurone disease could be available within two decades thanks to Scottish experiments using a new type of stem cell.
The British scientist who broke ground with the cloning of Dolly the sheep in 1996 has embraced a new technology for a non-embryo stem cell production.
Dolly the sheep's British creator received Germany's most prestigious medical prize Monday amid criticism of the partly state-funded award by opponents of cloning.
The creators of Dolly the sheep, the world's first mammal cloned from an adult, want to create cloned human embryos for stem cell research, one of the scientists said Wednesday.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.