Should human be duplicated? It is a question that a lot of people have been asking around the world after scientists discovered this process. During these years cloning has been one of the most debatable topics around the world that has been discussed in the congress as well. The basic argument is a war between ethic and science. In 1997, a sheep called Dolly was successfully cloned by a Scottish Dr. Ian Wilmot for the first time in history. This invention made people realize that human cloning will soon be possible and it is no longer a Science fiction movie subject. However, cloning could be an answer to many human problems not everybody thought it is a good thing. According to a Time Magazine article, 75 percent of people didn’t agree with human cloning because they believed it is against God’s will. However 91 percent of them couldn’t define human cloning.
Cloning is taking a cell from a live creature and using it to produce another creature with the same genetic sequence. Even though this process can result in the birth of a clone, it is often only used for producing partially developed organisms with research purposes.Not long after reproduction of Dolly American researchers was able to successfully clone a human embryo by injecting an adult's skin DNA into a human egg and extraction the stem cells. Stem cells can later multiply and turn themselves into any other cell type. This will allow doctors to grow healthy cells by using the patiants own DNA and replacing them with the diseased tissues.
Acoording to Robert Wachbroit a Washington Post Journalist “Producing a clone of a human being would not amount to creating a "carbon copy" an automaton of the sort familiar from science fiction. It would be more like producing a delayed identical twin. And just as identical twins are two separate people—biologically, psychologically, morally and legally, though not genetically, so a clone is a separate person from his or her non-contemporaneous twin.”Human cloning can be significantly beneficial to the human race, since it will help with advancing medical science, saving lives, and helping couples who are not able to have kids.
Human cloning could be the solution to many of humanity’s greatest problems in medical science. Every year hundreds of thousands of people around the world die from different types of cancer, also In the U.S cancer is known as the second cause of death. However cloning is leading the way for the scientists to learn all kinds of essential information about the genetic makeup of cancer and it will not be long before they find the cure for this deadly disease. Dr. Richard Seed, one of the leading proponents of human cloning technology believes that scientist might be able to reverse heart attack by cloning the victims healthy heart cells and injecting them into the areas of heart that have been damaged. Plastic surgery and breast implant is another hot topic of these days, which can be easily done through cloning. Using this technology scientist will be able to produce bone, fat, tissue, or cartilage that matches the patient’s tissue exactly, without having to use silicone breast implants and other cosmetic procedures that may cause problems for the patient’s immune system. People with severe burn marks don’t have to be worried about isolating themselves, or hiding their faces or bodies from the rest of the society. In addition, human cloning can be a significant help in science of improving genetic inheritance. According to the Human Cloning Foundation, "the average human person carries eight defective genes inside them. Such defective genes allow people to become sick when they could otherwise remain healthy."(Levine) Cloning allows scientist to remove the genes from the donor cells and create a new clone without any of genetic defects that the other might have carried. Down syndrome, Tay-Sachs disease, and cystic fibrosis are the result of such defective...