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Dolly doc to try cloning humans

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The Scottish scientist who created the world's first cloned sheep says he plans to seek permission to clone human tissue.

World scientists seek U.N. help in cloning

NEW YORK, May 31 (UPI) -- Scientists from four continents prepared Monday for a U.N. gathering in New York this week that aims to ban the cloning of babies.

Scottish scientists pursue stem cell work

EDINBURGH, Scotland, April 21 (UPI) -- Scottish scientists who cloned Dolly the sheep are preparing to clone human embryos, the BBC reported Wednesday.

Cloning scientist supports human cloning

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The Scottish scientist who led the team that created Dolly the sheep has sparked anger by voicing support for human cloning under certain circumstances.

Analysis the key to human cloning

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The key to perfecting techniques of cloning human cells is a rigorous and expensive analysis of why nearly all animal cloning fails, a top scientist says.

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Scottish econ looking for biotech to boom

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 29 (UPI) -- The Scottish government is betting some of its economic chips on the biotech industry -- bets potentially risky based on the volatility of this sector, but also
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Scottish econ looking for biotech to boom

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 27 (UPI) -- The Scottish government is betting some of its economic chips on the biotech industry --- bets that are potentially risky based on the volatility of this sector, but also bets which might pay large dividends for the economy.
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Original cloned sheep develops arthritis

LONDON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Scientists said Friday that Dolly, the world's first cloned sheep, has developed arthritis and they were worried it could be the result of a genetic defect poss
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Original cloned sheep develops arthritis

LONDON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Scientists said Friday that Dolly, the world's first cloned sheep, has developed arthritis and they were worried it could be the result of the cloning process.

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Ian Wilmut
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Sir Ian Wilmut, OBE (born 7 July 1944) is an English embryologist and is currently Director of the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. He is best known as the leader of the research group that in 1996 first cloned a mammal from an adult somatic cell, a Finnish Dorset lamb named Dolly. He was granted an OBE in 1999 for services to embryo development. In December 2007 it was announced that he would be knighted in the 2008 New Year Honours.

Wilmut was born in Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire, England. Wilmut's father, Leonard Wilmut, was a mathematics teacher who suffered from diabetes for fifty years eventually causing blindness. He was a student of the former Boys' High School, in Scarborough, where his father taught. Wilmut's early desire was to embark on a naval career, but he was unable to do so due to his colour blindness. As a school boy, Wilmut worked as a farm hand on weekends, which inspired him to study Agriculture at the University of Nottingham.

During the summer of 1966 Wilmut spent 8 weeks working in the laboratory of Christopher Polge, who is credited with developing the technique of cryopreservation in 1949. The following year, Wilmut joined Polge's laboratory to undertake a research PhD, from which he graduated in 1971. Wilmut has since been involved in research focusing on gametes and embryogenesis including working at the Roslin Institute. In 1998 he received the Lord Lloyd of Kilgerran Award.

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