Notable deaths in Science-Technology

Notable deaths in Science-Technology

The first man on the moon, the first American woman in space and Neil Armstrong, a national hero after becoming the first man to set foot on the moon, died at age 82. His family called him a loving family man and "a reluctant American hero who always believed he was just doing his job."
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Creator of cloned sheep Dolly dies

NOTTINGHAM, England, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A British cell biologist who helped create one of the most famous animals ever, Dolly the cloned sheep, died Oct. 5 at his home in England, officials said.
Citation issued in 'penny payment' dispute

Citation issued in 'penny payment' dispute

VERNAL, Utah, June 5 (UPI) -- A Vernal, Utah, man was charged with disorderly conduct after trying to pay a disputed $25 medical bill in pennies, police say.

Petition seeks voiding of Wilmut's title

LONDON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A petition has called on Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to take away the knighthood she bestowed on Ian Wilmut for his cloning of the sheep Dolly.

Scientists still at odds over cloned sheep

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 11 (UPI) -- There's a three- or four-way dispute among British scientists about who deserves the credit for Dolly, the first cloned sheep.

News media criticized in stem cell flap

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A group of scientists is criticizing the news media for its reporting on the scientific validity of research into human somatic cell nuclear transfer.

Secret romance likely to be problematic

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Two psychologists say that while secret love affairs may sound romantic the reality is more likely to be one of strain and guilt. "Secret relationships seem fun and exciting to many people, but the results of our research do not support that view," said C

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Keith H. S. Campbell (born 1954) is an English biologist who was a member of the team that in 1996 first cloned a mammal, a Finnish Dorset lamb named Dolly, from fully differentiated adult mammary cells.

Campbell grew up in Birmingham in England and Perth, Scotland. He obtained his bachelor's degree in microbiology from the University of London and his doctoral degree from the University of Sussex (Brighton, UK).

Campbell's interest in cloning mammals was inspired by work done by Karl Illmensee and John Gurdon.

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