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This Research Guide focuses on animal and human cloning. Cloning is defined as the process of asexually producing a group of cells, all genetically identical, from a single ancestor. Current controversy centers around experimental guidelines and the ethical and social aspects of applied human genetics.
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- Cloning Fact Sheet
This page provides a brief background on cloning, intended as an introduction to the topic. It provides definitions, how the process works, cloning in the news, ethics and problems, policy and legislation, and information on cloned animals.
- Cloning Webliography
This site is a collection of animal cloning resources intended to help the user find reliable information. Here you will find articles, books, companies and research, legal and ethical issues, professional society information, and other links.
- Credo Reference
A collection of 100 reference tools that may be searched collectively or individually. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, statistical sources, biographical tools, thesauri, books of quotations, image collections, and more.
- MedLine Plus
Brought to you by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, this "health topic" summary provides links on the web to cloning research, specific conditions, dictionaries and glossaries, law and policy, and organizations.
- Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (OVRC) provides viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles related to controversial social issues.