Listen&Learn: CloningPosted by: Jaksyn Peacock
- genetic: relating to genes
- identical: exactly the same
- organism: any individual living thing
- embryo: an unborn, developing organism
- advanced: modern and complex
- ethical: relating to the moral concepts of “right” or “wrong”
1. In the 1900s, researchers attempted to clone
In the 1900s, researchers attempted to clone animal embryos.
2. The 1996 cloning experiment produced a cloned
The 1996 cloning experiment produced a cloned sheep.
3. Scientists have not cloned humans because
Scientists have not cloned humans because people have ethical concerns.
- The article says that many people have ethical concerns about the consequences of human cloning. What do you think some of those concerns might be?
- Do you think human cloning should be legal? Why or why not?
Cloning is the process of creating a genetically identical copy of an organism. Researchers have been experimenting with cloning since the 1900s, when they attempted to create genetic copies of animal embryos. As technology became more advanced, it became possible to make clones of fully-grown creatures. The first successful cloning of an adult organism was in 1996, when a British research group managed to produce a cloned sheep. The sheep’s name was Dolly, and she lived for six years. Scientists have since managed to clone many other types of animals. In fact, there are now companies that offer expensive pet cloning services. The idea of human cloning has come up in scientific discussions, but many people have ethical concerns about the consequences. Because of this, human cloning is illegal in several countries.
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1.We are not ready to realize such human clones because our mind is not prepared to accept with the advance of science. We require regulating it, and for specific reasons I think, it would be possible for an exact part of the body, respecting human rights.
2.It will be possible in the future, when humans accomplish a big development and they regulate with detail this sort of issues. Then, religion groups will work in this matter for enhancing human quality instead of discussing the existence of God. God will guide us that we get science advances instead of fighting among us for whom will be more powerful around the world. Finally, ethical concerns are the core of discussion, but God will give us the right way to agree in this topic.
Luis Humberto JIMÉNEZ MEDINA says:
1 We are not ready to realize this kind of human clones because of our mind isn’t prepared to accept this advances of the science. we require to regulate it, and for an specific cases might be possible for specific part of de body, respecting human rights.
It will be possible in the future, when human being accomplish a big development and they regulate with detail this sort of issues. Then, religion groups will work in this matter for enhance human quality instead of discuses the existence of God. God will guide us to get science advances instead of fighting among us for whom will be more powerful around the world. Finally, ethical concerns is the core of discussion, but God will give us the right way to reach an agreement in this topic.
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I guess whem you talk about clone human organ it sounds good for me, because that can save human lives, but clone humans it’s against the natural las.
Thanks for teaching us.
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mari carmen says:
I think that isn’t a good idea. Those experiments because can be bad in the wrong hands
Martha Cecilia Urrea says:
1, I think it is a process of divine order
2. I Think of course I think that is should not be legal, respect the natural order.
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