Title

Primer on Ethics and Human Cloning

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-2001

Subject: LCSH

Medical ethics, Human cloning--Moral and ethical aspects

Disciplines

Business Administration, Management, and Operations

Abstract

This article introduces the concept of human cloning and the ethical, legal and social issues surrounding it. Issues include the ramifications of clinical failures, clones’ sense of identity and independence, implications for treating infertility, reproductive autonomy and the need to resolve these issues when making policy on human cloning.

Comments

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Publisher Citation

Primer on ethics and human cloning. Actionbioscience, February 2001. American Institute of Biological Sciences. http://www.actionbioscience.org/biotechnology/mcgee.html.