Mouse Cloned From Drop Of Blood

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Scientists have made a major advancement in the world of cloning– creating hundreds of identical mice from a single drop of blood. The implications are pretty big. Why? Anthony Carboni as the answers.

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“Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) is a unique technology that produces cloned animals
from single cells.”

Mouse cloned from drop of blood

“Scientists in Japan have cloned a mouse from a single drop of blood.”

Somatic-cell nuclear transfer

“In genetics and developmental biology, somatic-cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) is a laboratory technique for creating a clone embryo with a donor nucleus.”

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“Fifteen states have laws pertaining to human cloning.”

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“As cloning technology marches forward, state legislatures are faced with
some hard decisions.”

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46 comments

Seajack August 5, 2013 - 8:57 AM

Are we "ready" for human cloning? What kind of question is that? We're ready as soon as we can do it.

Seajack August 5, 2013 - 9:00 AM

If you were going to do that, why not just clone a kidney instead? It would be horribly inefficient to clone an entire human just for that. More importantly, however, is the fact that a human clone is still a human, and is thus entitled to human rights.

Seajack August 5, 2013 - 9:03 AM

To be able to ask that question, you'll first have to prove that a soul exists.

Seajack August 5, 2013 - 9:18 AM

Yes, I will certainly call you crazy. You are crazy. That's not a theory. That's an assumption without evidence about the behaviour and abilities of something that has no evidence to support that it even exists, to replace something that also has no evidence to support that it exists. Of course it's not conclusive; it'd be more rational to make assumptions about what aliens would name their pets.
Your attempt to rationalize the irrational to appear rational is irrational.

Seajack August 5, 2013 - 9:20 AM

It's good for everyone else who would like the chance to beat them with baseball bats.

Seajack August 5, 2013 - 9:22 AM

People invent moral problems to justify their irrational fears of technology and progress.

Seajack August 5, 2013 - 9:33 AM

Who cares if religious people are against it? If they don't like cloning, they can simply not partake.Why should these particular religious people dictate what the rest of us can and can't do,and enforce their religion others? What about that moral issue?
Secondly, it's unlikely that it would be babies frequently dying, but foetuses that never developed.
Finally, there aren't many scientists that would oppose scientific progress merely because it would be "too much work". That's what science is.

V{S}A August 5, 2013 - 1:53 PM

clone steve jobs we want him back

Seajack August 5, 2013 - 2:17 PM

You don't have a theory, you have nonsense. You don't know what a theory is. You're also completely ignoring the burden of proof, and trying to get me to do your work for you. It is up to you to substantiate your own wild claims. That's how science works. If you can't defeat the null hypothesis, you have nothing. This is why we don't have scientists working to disprove fairies, leprechauns, and gods.
If you can't substantiate your own claims, you're already defeated.

Gandalf August 6, 2013 - 2:18 AM

if you look into the eye of something that isnt a human the eyes will not look as living and the exact moment a human die you will be EXACTLY 0,2 grams lighter and that is not recorded on any animal that isnt a human.

Seajack August 6, 2013 - 6:11 AM

"will not look as living" is entirely subjective. What is your source for humans uniquely weighing exactly 0.2 grams less on death, and why does that automatically mean "soul happened"?

Seajack August 6, 2013 - 6:13 AM

How is that ironic? It's always worth the time to beat nonsense down with a large stick.

Gandalf August 6, 2013 - 5:44 PM

im swedish so my words dont add upp to the english language that well. and the source is from the biggest science paper here in sweden.

Seajack August 6, 2013 - 6:05 PM

Care to substantiate that?

RachaelJustice August 6, 2013 - 6:44 PM

That too, though that will make everyone more violent in nature knowing that they can kill the artist that they dislike who did nothing to them, that in turn, will make people feel like it's okay to kill people who you hate for no reason…

Gandalf August 6, 2013 - 7:36 PM

it takes too much time. and i wont even answer anymore of those questions, i got more important stuff to do.

Seajack August 6, 2013 - 7:37 PM

Didn't think so.

WaterTheBoy August 16, 2013 - 12:39 PM

are there Stem Cells or whatever you need from the male in hair?
(because hair's made of dead cells)

Chrystian Montalvo September 16, 2013 - 11:05 AM

Clone a bunch of midgets and have them fight "themselves"

Larsonty October 18, 2013 - 9:05 PM

I would be okay with cloning to the extent of how they went about it in the movie "The Island". In this movie clones were made for the specific use of back up parts. Lets say you need a heart transplant, they would use the one from the clone… then you run into problems of if something were to happen and you need something else you would have to buy a new clone, which to me doesn't sound to cheap.

John Doe October 21, 2013 - 10:04 AM

I'm betting somewhere in the World there is an underground of elites making super soldiers for their armies.
No doubt they are also cloning celebrities or attractive people for their personal sex slaves.

DADE COUNTY Jaycee October 21, 2013 - 12:01 PM

Of course not but it will eventually happen its on the bible or it already did started remember there's secret services that not even the presidente knows for all we know Obama might be one of them lol

Tim K November 14, 2013 - 10:21 AM

Do we really need more mice?

Adam December 13, 2013 - 8:33 AM

i am all good with this except the implication in law and ethics

22imon December 17, 2013 - 7:31 AM

I WANT A CLONE!!!

Tony Wallace December 18, 2013 - 8:33 AM

What about for animals that are going extinct?

Dr Shaym March 5, 2014 - 12:08 AM

You have dog eyes for nipples.

Alex Kim April 1, 2014 - 4:10 AM

man you are realy good at explaining and thanks for the fact I did not even know that you could clone animals

MrAnimefreak153 May 3, 2014 - 7:36 PM

sounds awsome cloning people but there are already to many people on this earth so save the cloning of people for a age where 99% of the people have died and you want to repopulate the earth 

dishsoapful brule June 28, 2014 - 11:51 PM

VERY INTERESTING. GOOD JOB EXPLAINING!
Hope it will work for canines one day.

Marcos The Magickal prince July 23, 2014 - 9:07 AM

your talking about this as if this is good this is not good god is the only god and what ever us humans try to make in a science lab well never be holy and and never be as complexed in thinking and wont even have a soul 

bwa September 19, 2014 - 11:36 AM

the problem with cloning though, is that if one of the (for example) rats, has a disease or bad immune system, wouldnt the others.. Im assuming it would have to be some sort of immune disease or something they were born with because if they have something like that then their offspring would too. Thus their clones would too.

bwa September 19, 2014 - 11:36 AM

and also this was somatic cell therapy not germinal cell therapy.. look it up :P

AllAroundGavin November 16, 2014 - 8:49 AM

Typo in description it says as it should be has

vargen1414 February 5, 2015 - 7:04 PM

cool now just need to find a soldier that want to be cloned and just clone him untill we have a unlimited army that way we can just send the clones into space if a alien race ever try to take the human kind to school just as a saftey net

Necrikus June 10, 2015 - 12:49 PM

I'm totally fine with human cloning, however I am a tad bit afraid of the exploitation of clones. It doesn't sit right with me when it comes to any attempt to create and use sentient beings as though they were not equals to natural born humans, be they human clones, bioengineered beings of any type, and even AI. 

I would welcome human cloning with open arms, but am just as willing to be appalled if the wrong people use such techniques in inhumane ways.

Ivan febrianka June 23, 2015 - 6:24 AM

Dog face shirt…

Vladimir Nachev April 20, 2016 - 3:52 AM

there was a movie with Scarlett Johansson

There Was A Girl From B more💥 April 20, 2016 - 7:09 AM

They started trying to clone in the 30's….the technology has advanced and they've been cloning for a while….don't be misled!!! A drop of blood is all it takes now😖That's why that Chinese cloning center has trillions of DNA samples…..so sadistic and creepy….there could be a clone of you being abused somewhere right now if you've ever had your blood drawn!!! They've gone too far👹👺💀

trisktv June 22, 2016 - 4:23 AM

im down 30 more of mees would be awsome

OraOra May 29, 2017 - 3:05 PM

we need more Bird spiciest

Osu Osu July 20, 2017 - 12:09 PM

orochimaru in real life

Ozzy Osbourn July 5, 2018 - 6:22 AM

your insane if your down with human cloning, absolutely insane!

Devon Kessler January 17, 2019 - 10:29 PM

ya science, bla bla bla. what about this guys incredible shirt of a cat?

SuperNinjaBK April 5, 2020 - 2:40 PM

The process of raising lab mice favored the young and artificially lengthened telomeres ? How many results in certain fields were tainted ?

Dominic Kacos April 3, 2021 - 5:23 PM

So y'all gonna tell me we can't clone humans after we cloned rats🤣👍