Don’t Be Duped by the Telomere Scare

als have telomeres of all different lengths.  Those with long telomeres do not necessarily live longer than those with short telomeres. Mice without telomerase have lived normal lifespans. Telomeres do not always shorten with age. The Japanese team cloning mice has used cells from many different parts of the body (including the tail in their … Read moreDon’t Be Duped by the Telomere Scare

The Science, Ethics, and Benefits of Human Cloning

Cloning is a process used to obtain an identical organism asexually.  The clone it produces does not only look and think like its donor, its DNA is identical.  DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid.  It is the substance which contains the genetic information for most organisms.  In other words, it contains the information that tells the … Read moreThe Science, Ethics, and Benefits of Human Cloning