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- v. Present participle of clone.
- n. The production of a cloned embryo by transplanting the nucleus of a somatic cell into an ovum
- n. The production of an exact copy of an object
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- n. a general term for the research activity that creates a copy of some biological entity (a gene or organism or cell)
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˜therapeutic cloning,™ but in this entry it will be discussed under the heading ˜cloning for research and therapy.™
And so, I encourage everyone to take a little bit of time and understand it as best you can and that is the term cloning is used in two ways.
"It's an early research step… towards curing devastating diseases," said Dieter Egli of the New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory in New York City and a co-author of the study, which pointedly doesn't use the word "cloning" to describe the results.
It's a painless way to learn what's involved in cloning, and the main ethical, religious and legal issues.
Allowing them to run amok with their petri dish development without boundaries at a time when human-animal cloning is occurring certainly seems cause for concern.
Malware developers are always looking for new ways to spread their evil wares, and “domain cloning” popular social network sites seems to be their latest trick.
But I ... and I tried to find out who was studying this and whether we could work on it, and I talked to Doug, and he had ideas that this would work as well, and he was wondering about it, and that was certainly the motivation he had in cloning this gene.
The word cloning became a fear word -- we don't want cloning, do we?
Nonetheless, some scientists, including stem-cell researchers at Harvard, say cloning is still necessary.
Still, in that arena anyway cloning is or will soon be more an issue of policy than of practicality.