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View Resource The First Human Cloned Embryo

This is an article appearing in Scientific American details what Advanced Cell Technology (ACT) claims is the first human cloned embryo. This online version describes the research that ACT calls the "dawn of a new age in medicine" and includes links to further information, covering ethical and legal considerations surrounding cloning and the difference between reproductive and therapeutic cloning.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/magazine/sa/2002/01-01/#a...
View Resource Animal Cloning

The past few years have seen many changes in the field of genetics, including the ability to genetically clone mammals, first achieved in 1997 with a sheep named Dolly. Still a relatively new phenomenon, news stories are continually detailing new advances in cloning, reasons why cloning is important, and concerns about the safety and ethics of cloning. This week's Topic In Depth highlights some...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2002/0125
View Resource Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Reproductive Cloning

A pre-publication version of a human cloning report to be published by the National Academy Press (NAP), Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Reproductive Cloning concludes that human reproductive cloning, as it could be currently practiced, should be banned. The report's panel is jointly composed of the National Academies Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP) and the...

https://www.nap.edu/read/10285/chapter/1
View Resource The President's Council on Bioethics

Late last year, the President's Council on Bioethics was "created to advise the President on bioethical issues related to advances in biomedical science and technology." The council's Web site allows the public to access information regarding the activities of this council. The site provides transcripts of council sessions organized by date and by topic; a full report regarding human cloning dated...

http://www.bioethics.gov/
View Resource Bloodlines: Technology Hits Homes

This is the homepage of a PBS documentary about genetic technologies that was first aired in June 2003. The Web site has many online-only interactive features, including a section called Fact or Fiction. Here users can test their knowledge of reproductive technologies, cloning, legal DNA issues, and other topics. Stem cell research is outlined in one of the parts of Mapping the Future, and ethical...

http://www.pbs.org/bloodlines/
View Resource Poway Unified School District -- Hello Dolly: A WebQuest

Human cloning is quite possibly the most contentious and uncertain of all of the medical science discoveries and research efforts of the past century and its future is quite uncertain. This exercise, developed by Keith Nuthall of the Poway Unified School District in California, challenges students to consider the ethics, politics, and science of cloning en route to devising a detailed answer to...

https://www.powayusd.com/en-US/Home.aspx
View Resource Ten years after Dolly, cloning livestock continues

Cloned Cows' Milk, Beef Up to Standard http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A45025-2005Apr11.html Dolly for dinner? Assessing commercial and regulatory trends in cloned livestock http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v25/n1/full/nbt0107-47.html;jsessionid=8257A00C1E76BAF39148F917A35D1712 FDA and Pew Initiative on Food and Bio-technology...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2007/1221