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    Human Cloning Research

    Scientists provided background information, including embryology, scientific issues underlying cloning, the role of mitochondria, and other topics. After their presentations they answered…

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    Human Reproductive Cloning

    In sometimes heated exchanges, a panel of experts questioned scientists about their plans to begin human cloning research. Among the issues addressed were ethical concerns, the safety of…

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    Human Cloning Public Policy Issues

    Professors talked about the ethics of human cloning for both therapeutic and reproductive reasons. Among the topics they addressed were methods of cloning, potential dangers involved, and…

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    Cloning for Stem Cells

    Scientists spoke to a panel of experts and the general audience about the state of cloning and embryonic stem cell research. Among the topics they addressed were methods of research, the…

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    Animal and Human Cloning Data

    Dr. Wilmut discussed the applicability of animal cloning data to human cloning. He was the scientist who cloned the sheep “Dolly” in Scotland. Dr. Van Steirteghem reviewed assisted…

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    New Guidebook for Teaching Evolution

    Bruce Alberts and others talked about a new National Academy of Sciences publication, "Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science". It is a guidebook for teachers to help them teach…

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