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Clone: The Road to Dolly and the Path Ahead

by Gina Kolata

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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0688156924, Hardcover)

In February 1997 a group of Scottish livestock scientists announced that they had cloned a lamb using a cell from an adult sheep. "When the time comes to write the history of our age, this quiet birth, the creation of this little lamb, will stand out," says award-winning science writer Gina Kolata. In Clone, she gives a clear account of the technical background to Dolly's birth, but what makes the book really shine is her coverage of the history and social conflicts of cloning. She weaves stories of fraud, scandal, irreproducible results, and pig-headed determination into a solid framework of philosophy, science, and ethics.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:07 -0400)

"Award-winning scientific journalist Gina Kolata...reveals the story behind Dolly--reaching back to our earliest attempts to clone, uncovering the startling, largely unreported events that led to Dolly's birth, and exploring the mind-boggling questions that Dolly presents for our future."--Jacket.… (more)

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