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Cultivating Cloned Animals

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Engineering cloned animals and people isn't a thing of sci-fi fantasy. You might be surprised to know the first record of animal cloning dates back to 1952, with the duplication of a tadpole. In 1996, Dolly the sheep made headlines by appearing as the world's first mammalian clone grown with the aid of adult animal cell tissue. Fast forward to today, and you'll find domesticated cats and dogs, pigs, goats, frogs and more which bear the exact resemblance as their DNA contributor. The act of cloning, through asexual reproduction, actually appears naturally in the environment fairly often. Sponges undergo a process called budding where miniature sponge spores grow on the parent, then break off and become baby sponges of their own. Yet the awe and controversy following the trend of cloning remains a highly debated topic.

Proponents of cloning animals say creating carbon copies helps struggling species thrive, combat disease, grow organs and enhance biomedical research. In addition, some farmers have noted the ability to clone could lead to tastier, more consistent meat production. However, skeptics question the quality and safety of meat from cloned animals, as well as general ethical concerns. Check out this playlist and learn more about the pros and cons of copycat species.

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The first pet ever has been cloned! Meet the new version of Winnie the Dachshund. We're putting out new episodes Monday-Sunday, so please tune in daily and subscribe! Download the new Animalist iOS App: http://anmlst.co/1dILpRb Check out some of Catie's personal YouTube content at: http://www.youtube.com/user/ANewHopeee?feature=watch Twitter: @catiewayne Facebook: facebook.com/catiexboxxy website: www.catiewayne.com Take a look at all of our other awesome animal shows at http://animalist.com And don't forget to subscribe to Animalist! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=animalistnetwork MORE FUN LINKS FOR YOUR FACES! Twitter: https://twitter.com/animalists Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnimalistNetwork Google+: http://gplus.to/animalist Download the Animalist iOS App: http://anmlst.co/1dILpRb
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Cloning something used to only work a few times before terrible problems occurred. At last, Japanese scientists have found a way around this! In this DNews video, Anthony has the crazy details about hitting "clone" on repeat. Read More: "New Experiment Suggests Mammals Could Reproduce Entirely By Cloning" http://io9.com/new-experiment-suggests-mammals-could-reproduce-entirel-452242660 "Researchers in Japan have produced 26 successful generations of cloned mice from a single individual. That's a total of 598 mice, all of whom are essentially genetic duplicates." DNews is a show about the science of everyday life. We post two new videos every day of the week. Watch More http://www.youtube.com/dnewschannel Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzWQYUVCpZqtN93H8RR44Qw?sub_confirmation=1 DNews Twitter https://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni Twitter: https://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green Twitter https://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez Twitter https://twitter.com/trace501 DNews Facebook http://www.facebook.com/DNews DNews Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/106194964544004197170/posts DNews Website http://discoverynews.com/
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In 1997, Scottish scientists revealed they had cloned a sheep and named her Dolly, sending waves of future shock around the world that continue to shape frontiers of science today. Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter for free and get a handpicked selection of the best videos from The New York Times every week: http://bit.ly/timesvideonewsletter Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n Watch more videos at: http://nytimes.com/video --------------------------------------------------------------- Want more from The New York Times? Twitter: https://twitter.com/nytvideo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nytimes Google+: https://plus.google.com/+nytimes/ Whether it's reporting on conflicts abroad and political divisions at home, or covering the latest style trends and scientific developments, New York Times video journalists provide a revealing and unforgettable view of the world. It's all the news that's fit to watch. On YouTube. The Story of Dolly the Cloned Sheep | Retro Report | The New York Times http://www.youtube.com/user/TheNewYorkTimes
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Which prehistoric animal are scientists trying to bring back to life? And what animal was bought back only to die all over again? Find out with 10 Curious Facts about Cloning Music = Night Flight by Gavin Harrison Click to Subscribe.. http://bit.ly/WTVC4x 10 Incredible Ways Genes Control Our Lives: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8y7D-ia5UUw&index=163&list=PLec1lxRhYOzuKn4EmcbMmDcTUBOnIJZcX 10 Mad Scientific Theories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3y61-XqAFe8&list=PLec1lxRhYOzuKn4EmcbMmDcTUBOnIJZcX&index=17 10 Sci-Fi Predictions That Became Scientific Fact: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiMzZ8-Ebq0&index=121&list=PLec1lxRhYOzuKn4EmcbMmDcTUBOnIJZcX Where else to find All Time 10s... Facebook: http://ow.ly/3FNFR Twitter: http://ow.ly/3FNMk Minds: http://www.minds.com/Alltime10s Here are our 10 favorite videos from 2013.. Hope you have enjoyed them! :D - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLec1lxRhYOzvM9EGqneSSWZTdn7WFlR63
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Scientists have cloned a human embryo, and from those clones, extracted stem cells. It's a first that could transform medicine. But as Anthony tells us, the ongoing battle over stem cell research could make this advancement DOA. Read More: Human Stem Cells Created by Cloning http://www.nature.com/news/human-stem-cells-created-by-cloning-1.12983 "Breakthrough sets up showdown with induced adult lines." Scientists Create First Cloned Human Embryo http://m.popsci.com/science/article/2013-05/scientists-create-human-clone-embryo-stem-cell-harvesting "The process that created Dolly the sheep in 1996 has now been proven successful in humans. Producing Primate Embryonic Stem Cells by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v450/n7169/full/nature06357.html "Derivation of embryonic stem (ES) cells genetically identical to a patient by somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) holds the potential to cure or alleviate the symptoms of many degenerative diseases while circumventing concerns regarding rejection by the host immune system." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More http://www.youtube.com/dnewschannel Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzWQYUVCpZqtN93H8RR44Qw?sub_confirmation=1 DNews Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews DNews Website http://discoverynews.com
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Everyone keeps asking scientists when they're going to clone a woolly mammoth. It's not the easiest thing to do, but they are working on it! Trace is here to discuss with you how we're planning on bringing back extinct animals, and how recent discoveries are helping this process. Read More: Despite Mammoth Blood, Cloning Still Unlikely http://news.discovery.com/animals/dinosaurs/despite-mammoth-blood-cloning-unlikely-130602.htm "Despite the recent discovery of a stunningly preserved mammoth, the odds of scientists using it to clone a real-life mammoth anytime soon are still low, experts say." The Mammoth Cometh http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/02/magazine/the-mammoth-cometh.html?_r=2&module=ArrowsNav&contentCollection=Magazine&action=keypress®ion=FixedLeft&pgtype=article http://www.sfgate.com/news/science/article/Mammoth-tusk-lifted-from-Seattle-construction-pit-5235927.php "Bringing extinct animals back to life is really happening - and it's going to be very, very cool. Unless it ends up being very, very bad." De-extinction: Mammoth prospect, or just woolly? http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-23602142 "Some scientists are now seriously considering the possibility of bringing back extinct animals. But can it be done, and if so, what would be the use?" Sequencing the Nuclear Genome of the Extinct Woolly Mammoth http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v456/n7220/abs/nature07446.html "In 1994, two independent groups extracted DNA from several Pleistocene epoch mammoths and noted differences among individual specimens." Cloning a Mammoth http://genetics.thetech.org/original_news/news103 "The possibility of bringing extinct animals back to life has fascinated people for years. While something like Jurassic Park is unlikely, Pleistocene Park just got one step closer to becoming a reality. One day, mammoths may walk the Earth again." Why Clone? http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cloning/whyclone/ "Our experiences have told us that, with a little work, we humans can clone just about anything we want, from frogs to sheep—and probably even ourselves." Species Revival: Should We Bring Back Extinct Animals? http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/03/130305-science-animals-extinct-species-revival-deextinction-debate-tedx/ "The Tasmanian tiger—known as a thylacine—is one of many exinct species at the center of the de-extinction debate." Watch More: All About Woolly Mammoths http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zov6ZoB31s TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-462-cool-sound-waves?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Will Jurassic Park Ever Be Real? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=446cFXMTqvE ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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On January 8, 2001, a healthy baby gaur—a large ox-like animal whose populations are now threatened throughout much of their native range from India to Southeast Asia—was born. In Sioux Center, Iowa. To a cow named Bessie. The baby bull, named Noah, was a clone: the first clone of a threatened species, and the first animal ever created by inserting the DNA of one species into the egg of another.
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Scientists have made a major advancement in the world of cloning-- creating hundreds of identical mice from a single drop of blood. The implications are pretty big. Why? Anthony Carboni as the answers. Read More: Mouse Cloning Using a Drop of Peripheral Blood http://www.biolreprod.org/content/early/2013/06/25/biolreprod.113.110098.full.pdf+html "Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) is a unique technology that produces cloned animals from single cells." Mouse cloned from drop of blood http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23068423 "Scientists in Japan have cloned a mouse from a single drop of blood." Somatic-cell nuclear transfer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somatic-cell_nuclear_transfer "In genetics and developmental biology, somatic-cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) is a laboratory technique for creating a clone embryo with a donor nucleus." Human Cloning Laws http://www.ncsl.org/issues-research/health/human-cloning-laws.aspx "Fifteen states have laws pertaining to human cloning." Attack of the Clones http://www.ncsl.org/Portals/1/documents/pubs/03SLApr_Cloning.pdf "As cloning technology marches forward, state legislatures are faced with some hard decisions." Human stem cells created by cloning http://www.nature.com/news/human-stem-cells-created-by-cloning-1.12983 "Breakthrough sets up showdown with induced adult lines." Watch More: Human Embryo Cloned: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPz8LEQqARo Clones of Clones? : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8pBcTbL6II Sex+: Relationsh!t: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXpUr7aXV2c ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com