Dolly the sheep health fears 'unfounded'

Dolly the sheep health fears 'unfounded'
 

Concerns that Dolly the cloned sheep suffered from early-onset arthritis were unfounded, a study suggests.
In fact, wear-and-tear in her joints was similar to that of other sheep of her age, regardless of how they were conceived, say researchers.
Dolly, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell, made countless headlines during her lifetime.
She came under close scrutiny, due to fears that cloned animals might develop health problems or age prematurely.
Researchers at the University of Nottingham, have re-examined her skeleton.
"We felt we needed to set the record straight - how bad... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 40
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