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  Cloning
What is cloning?
Isn't it unnatural?
So why's it in the news?
Does cloning work?
Why clone animals?
Can people be cloned?
Why would we want to clone ourselves?
What's the problem with cloning?

 
Twins Isn't it unnatural?
Cloning isn't new. Nature's been doing it for billions of years with plants.

Things like potatoes and grass send out shoots which can grow into a whole new plant.

If you grow a plant from a cutting it's a type of cloning.

And identical twins are naturally-occurring clones of each other even though they're genetically different from their parents.


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