Click and Clone

The Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah has an interactive Web site that teaches the basics of somatic cell cloning, the type of cloning used to create Dolly the sheep. The central focus of the click-and-clone exercise—to clone a brown mouse named Mimi—is based on a real experiment performed by researchers at the University of Hawaii in 1998. The site is geared toward a general audience and would be suitable for middle or high school students.

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