When was cloning discovered?

Answer In the late 1800s, Hans Dreisch first cloned sea urchins. In 1902, Hans Spemman took a hair from his infant son and split a salamander's embryo, proving that it can grow into identical adult salama... Read More »

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Who discovered DNA cloning?

Biochemists Stanley Cohen and Herbert Boyer developed DNA cloning, or recombinant DNA technology, in 1973. They collaborated on the technique through their respective institutions, Stanford Univer... Read More »

When were the Fiji Islands discovered& who discovered them?

The original inhabitants of the islands of Fiji came from Melanesia some 3,500 years ago. Dutch explorer Abel Janzsoon Tasman sighted the northeast islands of Fiji in 1643. British Captain James Co... Read More »

Why is cloning useful?

While the cloning of human beings remains a highly controversial issue, animal cloning offers many possible contributions to medicine and science, and may even help save some species from extinctio... Read More »

What is DNA cloning?

DNA cloning is a scientific procedure used to reproduce an exact copy of DNA or DNA fragments. DNA cloning can be performed using two different techniques, cell-based DNA cloning or the polymerase ... Read More »