Demystifying Medicine Video



This video outlines the process and mechanisms used for cloning animals. This topic has gotten more exposure with a greater number of individuals interested in cloning their pets, as well as research into the implications of cloning cells. The video addresses the history of animal cloning, the overall process of cloning, and the various applications that cloning can have in the future. The video focuses on the use of cloning as a method for preventing extinctions and also beneficial health implications that cloning may have.

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