Fredrich Holmes

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Scientists Report First Success in Cloning Human Stem Cells

It’s been 17 years since Dolly the sheep was cloned from a mammary cell. And now scientists applied the same technique to make the first …

Dolly the Sheep cloner considers re-creating woolly mammoth

Sir Ian Wilmut, who created the famous cloned sheep, examines in a new article how he might take bone marrow from a woolly mammoth and re-create the species.<p>We're soon going to be able to live forever.<p>One resuscitation expert offered recently that death will be reversible.<p>So the distinctions …

What Dolly Wrought: Retro Report Looks at Cloning

Last month I blogged about Retro Report, a new outfit that produces deeply researched videos that bring history up to date. I found today’s report especially interesting, as it explores some of the same material I wrote about in my piece for <i>National Geographic</i> about de-extinction in April. The …

Dolly woz here: the world’s most famous sheep gets a blue plaque

The Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, where Dolly spent her whole life, is to be presented with a sign to commemorate its contribution to advances in the science of cloning<p><b>Name:</b> Dolly the sheep.<p><b>Age:</b> For ever six-and-a-half.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A tiny, woollen Jurassic Park.<p><b>A cloned sheep! Why would you ever</b> …

The Mission to Clone the Woolly Mammoth

Whether or not we can clone a mammoth is the simpler question. The big one is: should we?<p>Ever since scientists discovered it was possible to clone sheep, dogs, cows and even foxes, the technology to de-extinct the prehistoric woolly mammoth has been at our fingertips. But whether or not we can …

Woolly Mammoths

News Nostalgia: Let's Talk About Dolly, The Cloned Sheep

Do you guys remember Dolly? She was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell, using the process of nuclear transfer, and she was a …