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The Cloning Controversy

The cloning of a sheep sparks a controversy

The cloning of a sheep named Dolly in Scotland was an important scientific breakthrough. Since that event, cloning has become a controversial issue, and people worldwide are debating whether or not humans should carry out experiments to create life



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Scientists Have Cloned Animals

Scientists have been cloning many kinds of animals, including the now famous sheep, Dolly. Akiko Kawasoe writes about recent cloning research.



Should Animals Be Cloned?

Akiko Kawasoe reports that Chinese researchers are considering cloning pandas to help these animals survive. She expresses her own opinions about cloning animals.

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