Quick Guide: Cloning
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Introduction

Embryo cloning

Reproductive cloning

Therapeutic cloning

Benefits

Concerns

Introduction
Unlike normal reproduction cloning uses DNA from a single "parent"

Cloning refers to the duplication of genetic material from another living organism, such as a plant or animal.

This can occur in nature, as happens with the reproduction of bacteria and algae, or plants such as strawberries.

However, in recent years it has also become possible to manufacture clones through scientific intervention.

This engineered cloning has sparked great debate, but in fact there are three very different types of cloning, offering three very different results.

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