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Dolly the Sheep’s cloned sisters aging gracefully | Science News

Dolly the Sheep’s cloned sisters aging gracefully | Science News

Clones don’t age prematurely, new research on Dolly the Sheep’s sisters suggests.

Researchers and animal welfare activists have been concerned that cloning, or somatic cell nuclear transfer, could cause health problems in cloned animals. Instead, a study of 13 cloned sheep found no signs of early aging or other health problems, researchers report July 26 in Nature Communications.

Source: Dolly the Sheep’s cloned sisters aging gracefully | Science News