Cloning

Find out everything there is to know about cloning and stay updated on the latest cloning news with the comprehensive articles, interactive features and pictures at LiveScience.com. Learn more about this controversial procedure as scientists continue to make progress with cloning.
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Can the Long-Extinct Woolly Mammoth Be Cloned?
a mammoth carcass
November 16th, 2014
An ancient mammoth preserved in permafrost could yield the best hoping of cloning the extinct beast yet.
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Incredible Technology: How to Bring Extinct Animals Back to Life
August 19th, 2013
Advances in biotechnology could enable scientists to bring woolly mammoths and other extinct animals back from the grave. But critics argue that the practice will only hinder conservation efforts.
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Cloning Contest Seeks Worthiest UK Dog
May 31st, 2013
The winner gets 70 percent off the expensive procedure to clone their dog.
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Photos: A 40,000-Year-Old Mammoth Autopsy
mammoth carcass excavated
November 16th, 2014
An ancient mammoth preserved in permafrost could be the best chance of cloning the extinct beast yet.
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Oops - Breakthrough Cloning Paper Has Errors
Creating a cloned human embryo
May 23rd, 2013
Stem cell cloning paper contains problems, but scientist stands by work.
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Immortal Line of Cloned Mice Created
cloned mice
March 8th, 2013
Scientists create identical copies of mice from other copied mice.
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Cookin' Up Stem Cells: New Technique Lowers Cancer Risk (Video)
A needle injects material into a cell
December 17th, 2013
A new technique for creating stem cells shows they can be made in a way that reduces the risk of these cells dividing haphazardly and becoming cancerous.
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Artist's 'Cloning Agency' Replicates Jesus, Lady Gaga
At San Francisco's Modernism gallery, conceptual artist Jonathon Keats looks over some of the components used to epigenetically clone Lady Gaga
May 31st, 2013
The art is meant to spur conversation on the nature of identity and scientific progress.
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Human Cloning? Stem Cell Advance Reignites Ethics Debate
Creating a cloned human embryo
May 17th, 2013
Barriers remain, but it may be time to talk about human cloning.
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