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While Dolly's birth marked an incredible scientific breakthrough, it also set off questions in the scientific and global community about what -- or who -- might be next to be "duplicated." Cloning sheep and other nonhuman animals seemed more ethically benign to some than potentially cloning people. In response to such concerns in the United States, President Clinton signed a five-year moratorium on federal funding for human cloning the same year of Dolly's arrival.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-12-21 17:40:35
Description While Dolly's birth marked an incredible scientific breakthrough, it also set off questions in the scientific and global community about what -- or who -- might be next to be "duplicated." Cloning sheep and other nonhuman animals seemed more ethically benign to some than potentially cloning people. In response to such concerns in the United States, President Clinton signed a five-year moratorium on federal funding for human cloning the same year of Dolly's arrival.
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Resource Type
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Subject
Source How Stuff Works
Keyword Genetics, Cloning, Human genome, Genes
Selector Stith
Date Of Record Creation 2009-12-21 17:14:08
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2009-12-22 11:56:25
Creator Kevin Bonsor, Cristen Conger
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-12-21 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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