Stephanie Warner ZOO 161 LAB AB Shweta Nayar October 31, 2006 Cloning Cloning has some health impacts. Cloning could offer a solution to those medical problems that could be cured by a transplant, like bone marrow or a kidney transplant, by providing an organ that has a matching tissue type. Some issues to the health of the clone do arise. If you look at the clones of animals that have already been done, most of the clones have had many health complications. Dolly the lamb on lived 6 years which is half the amount of time a typical sheep lives. Also she had arthritis and other health problems. Many other animals scientists have tried to clone have lived extremely short lives. If we were to clone humans, who’s to say the clone would not have health problems and a short life. There are plenty of social impacts that go along with cloning. Cloning would not exactly replicate the genetic makeup of a person because there would be no way to replicate all the past experiences in the life of the person being cloned, so the person
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This essay was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ZOO 161 Lab taught by Professor Nayar during the Fall '06 term at Miami University.