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Fear, Wonder, and Science in the New Age of Reproductive Biotechnology$
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Scott Gilbert and Clara Pinto-Correia

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780231170949

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231170949.001.0001

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Glory Days

Glory Days

My Personal Account of Cloning

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(p.151) 8 Glory Days
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Fear, Wonder, and Science in the New Age of Reproductive Biotechnology
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Clara Pinto-Correia

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231170949.003.0008

What was it like to be a young woman in a laboratory that was cloning some of the first mammals? What were the motivations of the people in the laboratory? And why did people want to clone animals in the first place? How did the failure to clone healthy mammals lead to stem cell technology and the banking of umbilical cord stem cells? This first-person account looks at the very human side of cloning.

Keywords:   Dolly, cloning, laboratory life, research and development, applied biology, stem cells, umbilical cord stem cells

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