Cloning

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January 29, 2018: When scientists clone an animal, how do they reprogram the DNA to make an embryo instead of whatever the cell used to be? I know it's called "somatic cell nuclear transfer," but how does moving the nucleus into an egg reset it's DNA?
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July 7, 2017: Would it be possible to recreate some Neanderthals?
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July 5, 2016: Will a third generation clone have the same DNA as the original?
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March 20, 2013: Do you think we'll ever bring back dinosaurs or mammoths? And should we?
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August 22, 2012: Why it is that human beings can not be cloned?
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January 11, 2007: I've seen a few movies where dinosaurs are cloned using "state-of-the-art" techniques. Are any of these scenarios possible? Are they biologically realistic?
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May 19, 2006: I don't think we will ever need to clone humans because we will have "body 2.0" and organs such as the heart will not be needed, because the blood will use nanotechnology to pump itself through the body. Do you think that body 2.0 will prevail over cloning? Why or why not?
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October 24, 2005: If one day we can clone cats or dogs, what will happen to their personality, or their soul? Is it possible to clone a personality?
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October 11, 2005: I just lost my cat. So, I intend to clone him, one day. So for now I've kept it in the freezer. Thing is, the shock, deciding whether I should bury him or clone him etc took me one and a half hours. So my question is, is there major degradation of the DNA within that time?
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July 6, 2005: Can you use genes from your hair to clone yourself and if so, how?
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