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Guides: Cloning

Last Updated: Thursday April 14 2005 16:51 GMT

Why would we want to clone ourselves?

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It doesn't have to be a whole human being which is cloned.

Scientists could copy our cells and fix genes that cause diseases.

Or new organs like skin or hearts could be grown to help people who are ill.

People who can't have babies might also be helped.



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