20 Years after Dolly the Sheep’s Debut, Americans Remain Skeptical of Cloning

February 23, 2017

(Pew Research Center) – Twenty years ago today, the world’s first clone made from the cells of an adult mammal made her public debut. Dolly, a Finn Dorset sheep, was introduced to the public in 1997 after scientists at the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland implanted the cell nucleus from a sheep into an egg that was subsequently fertilized to create a clone.

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