Biomedical research

Stud Bulls, Human Embryos

Author / Source : Margaret Somerville Published on : Thematic : Biomedical research Studies Temps de lecture : 12 min.

Recently, I answered the phone and a reporter, who often contacts me, exclaimed, “You won't believe what they've done now!” (they being the scientists). I said, “Oh my God, they've cloned a child and it's just been announced”. The reporter said, “No. No, they've cloned Starbuck”, Starbuck being the prize Canadian bull who died in 1998 at age 20, whose semen has been used to produce over 200,000 progeny around the world. In fact, it is said that most of the prize cattle in the world are now rel...

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