This free resource from the University of Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center highlights reasons that cloning might be useful to society. Reasons for cloning featured in this short article include cloning for medical purposes, such as cloning animal models of disease and cloning to make stem cells, cloning to revive endangered or extinct species or to reproduce a deceased pet, and cloning livestock for agricultural efficiency or drug production. This resource also touches on the controversial reasons behind human cloning, highlighting the arguments for and against this area of research.
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