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English geneticist who succeeded in cloning a sheep from a cell from an adult ewe (born in 1944)

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The absolute minimum we should do is preserve tissues from these animals in such a way they can be thawed and grown again," Wilmut (https://www.
Professor Wilmut, Dr Keith Campbell and the team at the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh attracted worldwide attention in 1996 when they cloned a mammal from an adult cell - a world first.
Professor Wilmut, Dr Keith Campbell and the team at the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh attracted worldwide attention back in 1996 when they announced they had cloned a mammal from an adult cell - a world first.
In 2007, Professor Wilmut ditched plans for further human cloning research for a new stem cell technique which does not use embryos.
Calculations suggest that cells from approximately 150 selected people would provide a useful immunological match for the majority of people," said Wilmut.
The procedure, which echoed of techno-thriller 'Jurassic Park' - was spelled out by Edinburgh-based stem-cell scientist Wilmut.
Professor Ian Wilmut named her after the country singer and actress Dolly Parton.
1994 Seven Church of England bishops and 700 clergy announced their decision to join the Roman Catholic Church, after the Church of England decided to ordain female priests 1997 Dr Ian Wilmut of the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh announced that they had cloned a lamb named Dolly from a single cell taken from an adult sheep.
Ian Wilmut, the Scottish scientist who created Dolly, the cloned sheep, in 1996, told the London Telegraph that in light of the new findings he had decided to abandon his efforts to clone human embryos and would instead concentrate on research involving the reprogramming techniques.
La confusion podria haber nacido del nacimiento de la oveja Dolly, la primera copia identica de un animal superior, que Ian Wilmut y sus colaboradores lograron en 1997.
Ian Wilmut and Roger Highfield co-wrote After Dolly to document the importance of the cloning of Dolly the sheep and what her creation meant to medical research and society.
In 1997, a research team led by geneticist Ian Wilmut in Scotland succeeded in cloning a white-faced sheep named Dolly, and plunging the world into a new era of fear, possibility, and speculation.
Ten years ago author Ian Wilmut shocked science and the general public when he revealed his team of researchers had cloned the first sheep from an adult cell.
Ian Wilmut, the creator of Dolly the sheep and newly appointed director of Edinburgh University's Centre for Regenerative Medicine, wants to experiment on dying people with embryonic stem cellseven though he admits that such potential treatments "have not been properly tested.
Interesting inventors are profiled as well, from Archimedes and Ctesibius (who proved that air was a material substance and created the first suction pump and water clock) to such contemporary innovators as human stem cell researcher Ann Tsukamoto and Dolly the lamb cloner Ian Wilmut.