Horizon: Dawn of the Clone Age

Director: BBC
Year: 1997
Country: UK
Duration: 50 mins
Rating: N/A
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Filed under: Human Cloning, Documentary

A detailed account of the sheep cloning process which led to the birth of Dolly, together with descriptions of previous attempts at cloning involving tadpoles and cows. The ethical aspects of cloning are discussed, with speculations about its benefits to medical science. The issue of human cloning is also debated. Among those taking part in the programme are Dr. Ian Wilmut (Roslin Institute), Prof. John Gurden, and Prof. Jonathan King (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). (Aired 23 October 1997, 21:25)

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