Story by Pearl
Until recently, the idea of cloning human beings
was strictly the stuff of science fiction. But all that changed with the
announcement that British researchers have produced a clone of an adult
sheep, better known as Dolly. The first mammal ever to be cloned from an
adult, Dolly has DNA that is identical to her only "parent," a
6-year old ewe.
Dolly's unconventional conception was the result of a delicate
procedure involving three separate sheep. First, scientists removed cells
from the udder of the "donor" ewe, the sheep to be cloned.
The Cloning Question...