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A Clone of Your Own?: The Science and Ethics of Cloning

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By: Arlene Judith Klotzko

186 pages, Illus

Oxford University Press

Paperback | May 2005 | #154247 | ISBN: 0192802844
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Hardback | Jan 2004 | #154248 | ISBN: 0192803093
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Someday soon, if it hasn't happened in secret already, the first cloned human will be born and mankind will embark on a scientific and moral journey whose destination cannot be foretold.

In A Clone of Your Own, Arlene Judith Klotzko describes the new world of possibilities that can be glimpsed over the horizon. In a lucid and engaging narrative, she explains that the technology to create clones of living beings already exists, inaugurated in 1996 by Dolly the sheep, the first mammal cloned from a single adult cell. Dolly was the culmination of a long scientific quest to understand the puzzle of our development from one cell into a complex organism -- the outcome of a ' fantastic experiment' envisioned six decades before her birth.

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