New Research: Dolly the Sheep’s Clones Don’t Age Prematurely

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Dolly the Sheep’s nearly identical sisters — Debbie, Denise, Dianna and Daisy — were produced from the same mammary gland tissue as Dolly. The new clones are not aging prematurely as was feared for Dolly. CLONE CLUB Clones don’t age prematurely, new research on Dolly the Sheep’s sisters suggests. Researchers and animal welfare activists have been concerned that cloning, or somatic cell nuclear transfer, could cause health problems in cloned animals. Instead, a study of 13 cloned sheep found no signs of early aging or other health problems, researchers report July 26 in Nature Communications. This video was produced by YT Wochit News using