Author: Aaron Mullally

This lesson will examine the issue of cloning, its uses and the controversy that surrounds it.

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  • Cloning

    The production of a genetic replica of a cell or organism.

  • Theraputic Cloning

    A type of cloning in which embryonic stem cells are used to produce organs or tissues.

  • Reproductive Cloning

    A type of cloning in which a cloned embryo is implanted into a mother's uterus and allowed to develop into a baby.

  • Embryonic Stem Cells

    Cells from an embryo that have not yet specialized and therefore can be used and manipulated to produce various types of organs and tissues.