Wednesday, 28 March 2007

Ian Wilmut: Cloner Offers Sad Tale

Cloner Offers Sad Tale Hartford Courant - March 28 2007 A decade ago, Ian Wilmut and a team of researchers in Scotland stunned the world when they announced they had cloned "Dolly" from the udder of a 6-year-old sheep, proving it was possible to make even old cells young again. The advance meant cloning might unveil the secrets of cellular development, helping researchers find cures for countless diseases. But Wilmut - in Hartford on Tuesday for the StemCONN 07 international stem cell conference - talked about why over the last 10 years he and other scientists have not been able to accomplish the same feat with human cells. …………….. ZenMaster

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