The Pros And Cons Of Therapeutic Cloning

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When people think about cloning they often imagen frightening human beings being created in some mad scientist experiment. Many barely know that cloning has been studied for decades and respect scientist from all over the world discovered many benefits for the humankind. “A clone is a genetic copy of another organism”(Cloning Questions). However, there are two types of cloning: reproductive and therapeutic. Basically, the difference between the two is that in reproductive the cloned embryo is implanted in the womb and is going to develop into an organism and in the therapeutic, the embryo will never develop beyond a chunk of cells. In this matter, although some people think that therapeutic cloning is wrong, I believe that is beneficial because it will cure for a lot of diseases and it will reduce organ transplants. Although, I have to agree with many scientists when they say that reproductive cloning shouldn’t be done in humans because it would likely result in a lot of problems for the cloned as an individual and for the society in general.
According to Australian Stem Cell Lab Centre, “Therapeutic cloning refers to the removal of a nucleus, which contains the genetic material, from virtually any cell of the body (a somatic cell) and its transfer by injection into an unfertilized egg from which the nucleus has also been removed. The newly
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Approximately in 46 countries, including some states of US, Australia, Austria, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, the Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, and others, reproductive cloning is illegal. Although in many countries, therapeutic cloning and regenerative medicine are not just legal but also financed by the government (Cloning
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