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a person who is almost identical to another

a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction

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an unauthorized copy or imitation

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make multiple identical copies of

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com/cloning-breakthrough-adult-stem-cells-perfectly-replicated-moving-science-toward-disease-specific) clone adult stem cells , a huge breakthrough for therapeutic cloning research.
Clones don't age prematurely, new research on Dolly the Sheep's sisters suggests.
Developmental biologist Kevin Sinclair, the lead author of the study, says, 'They're old ladies,' referring to the Dolly clones.
The import of live clone offspring and food products derived from such animals is permitted and they may be sold without pre-market authorisation.
So successful was this clone of Chardonnay that today the Wente Clone (and Nil its cousin, Clone 4) are considered the most widely used in California.
Many clones evidence lower-functioning immune systems, increased rates of infection, tumor growth and other disorders.
Hall and Stillman attempted to clone human in 1993 without prior approval.
During New Year in 2003 a religious sect which believes mankind was created through cloning by aliens 25,000 years ago, claimed to have engineered the first human clones, but were later exposed as a fraud.
Bernau said the Dijon clone plantings do not present any special farming problems.
Featuring more than 20 actors, original sound effects, a full orchestral score, and a total running time of two hours on two CDs, Anne Manx On Amazonia from Radio Repertory Company Of America starring Claudia Christian, Barbara Harris, and Patricia Tallman is an superbly recorded science fiction story involving Anne Manx, a private investigator hired in aide of a clone of Amazonia's queen in an attempt to attain perfection after a previous faulty cloning attempt (cloning being the means by which the succession to the throne of Amazonia is accomplished).
We found a virulent closely related clone (Panton-Valentine Leukocidin--positive, SCCmec V:ST59) of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in inpatients and outpatients in Taiwan.
This effort failed to cure the condition, and showed that even genetically matched embryonic cells from an animal's own clone may be rejected by the animal.
The tadpole is a clone of the embryo that donated its nucleus.