Animal cloning: 25 years since Dolly the Sheep

On 5 July 1996, Dolly the Sheep became the world’s first mammal to be cloned successfully from an adult cell – something that no one thought was possible as it had only previously been achieved through embryo cloning. But, how did scientists achieve this and how has it changed the world we know today?

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Clone wars

#115: If you could clone yourself, how would you split up your responsibilities?

I would ensure that both me’s would get an equal share of fun family life and exercise classes combined with general chores and stressful situations. That way, I’d both be balanced… yikes, this is a confusing way to write! That said, I could simply clone myself, have original me go into work on a Monday and clone me go in my place on Tuesday, and keep alternating. This way, both me’s could have regular days off, which I strongly believe would increase my productivity due to the much needed resting period. It’s a win win situation when you think about it!

Wait, when will it be possible to clone myself? Surely someone somewhere is working on it… right?!