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Cloning

Author: Sylvia Engdahl
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2006.
Series: Contemporary issues companion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents essays with varying points of view on the controversial issue of cloning, discussing the cloning of animals, therapeutic cloning for medical research, and the possibility of cloning humans.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Engdahl
ISBN: 0737727713 9780737727715 0737727721 9780737727722
OCLC Number: 62533939
Description: 198 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Public attitudes toward cloning. What is a clone? / Jay D. Gralla, Preston Gralla ; Dolly is a symbol of the public's ideas about cloning / Dorothy Nelkin, M. Susan Lindee ; Common beliefs about human cloning are myths / Gregory E. Pence ; Human reproductive cloning should be banned, but therapeutic cloning should be allowed / Gerald Ford ; Both human reproductive cloning and therapeutic cloning should be banned / George W. Bush ; Religious views of cloning do not agree / Bob Sullivan --
The cloning of animals. Cloning may have limited applications in livestock farming / Suzanne Quick ; Cloning may help to save endangered species / Sylvia Pagán Westphal ; Ethicists debate the cloning of pets / part I.R. Albert Mohler Jr. ; part II. Autumn Fiester ; Cloning dogs may lead to cures for human diseases / Choe Sang-Hun ; Animal cloning paves the way to human cloning / Gregory E. Pence --
Therapeutic cloning of human embryos for medical research. Cloned embryos are human beings / Robert P. George, Alfonso Gómez-Lobo ; Cloned embryos are no more than cells / Ronald Bailey ; Stem cells from cloned embryos could help cure disease / John C. Avise ; The chance of medical benefits from therapeutic cloning is remote / Mark Derr ; Therapeutic cloning is urgently needed / Gregg Wasson ; Therapeutic cloning would lead to human reproductive cloning / Stuart Newman --
The prospect of human reproductive cloning. Human cloning would be damaging to society / President's Council on Bioethics ; A ban on human cloning would be unconstitutional / Mark D. Eibert ; Cloning humans is not yet safe / Arlene Judith Klotzko ; Identical twins are natural human clones / Susan Reed ; Human clones would be less alike than identical twins / John Charles Kunich ; Human clones would be treated as if they were exact copies / Soren Holm ; Human cloning would lead to a loss of empathy / Jeremy Rifkin ; Negative attitudes toward human clones would be discrimination / Julian Savulescu.
Series Title: Contemporary issues companion.
Responsibility: Sylvia Engdahl, book editor.

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Presents essays with varying points of view on the controversial issue of cloning, discussing the cloning of animals, therapeutic cloning for medical research, and the possibility of cloning humans.

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