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#1 StarGazer


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Posted 15 February 2003 - 03:54 PM

Some baaaad news:

Rest in peace Dolly.  :(

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Posted 15 February 2003 - 04:34 PM

How long do sheep live on average? Maybe I should read the article first ;) :)

Yes, good Idea to read the article. I had heard about her premature aging :( Perhaps the cloned cell knew how old it was..

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Posted 15 February 2003 - 07:46 PM

It's too bad, they coluldn't clone her some new lungs. :oops:  :glare:  ;)  :D
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Posted 16 February 2003 - 09:06 PM

Cloning is a baaaad idea   ;)

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Posted 16 February 2003 - 09:25 PM

Poor fuzzy critter....

I hope she had a good life.

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Posted 17 February 2003 - 02:33 AM

I don't think she should have been created in the first place but, I hope the scientific community learns from her short life and death.

R.I.P Dolly.

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Posted 17 February 2003 - 03:58 AM

I hadn't heard about this.  That's really sad. :(
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Posted 17 February 2003 - 05:28 AM

DWF, on Feb 15 2003, 10:48 PM, said:

<font color='#000000'>It's too bad, they coluldn't clone her some new lungs. :oops:  :glare:  ;)  :D</font>
Yeah, isn't that sort of one of the benefits of all this cloning research?  New organs and all that? :o
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Posted 17 February 2003 - 05:37 AM

Yes, may she rest in peace, and her life and death will help us advance our knowledge.

From all the articles that I have read over the years, she was always very well cared for and treated with love and respect.

I have no objection with cloneing as long as ethical guidelines are followed.  Cloneing new organs to replace failing ones would tremendoously aid those who must wait long years on lists for the still relatively uncommon donated organs.  There are many who die while on those lists, waiting...
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Posted 17 February 2003 - 12:45 PM

She was a sheep

maybe conceived and created in an unusual fashion, but she was a sheep.

been nice knowing ya :(

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