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After Dolly : the uses and misuses of human cloning

Author: Ian Wilmut; Roger Highfield
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text provides a timely and important discussion of the potential value of cloning and of the ethical choices that this radical new technology has raised, including the issues surrounding the current status of stem-cell research.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Wilmut; Roger Highfield
ISBN: 0316733202 9780316733205 0316724696 9780316724692
OCLC Number: 73950017
Awards: Short-listed for Medical Journalists' Association Open Book Awards 2007 (UK)
Description: xii, 320 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A star is born --Cloning the cloner --
A brief history of cloning --
Dollymania --
Farmyard clones --
Cloning for my father --
Is a blastocyst a person? --
Why we should not clone babies --
Designer babies --
Envoi : Beyond human cloning.
Responsibility: Ian Wilmut and Roger Highfield.

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