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Magicicadas in The Mood

Periodical cicadas spend over a decade buried beneath the soil, feeding on xylem. And then one spring, they emerge, shed, swarm, sing, mate and die in a few...

Did a Gaddafi Scion Try to Enter Mexico?

TIME’S Dolly Mascareñas reports out of Mexico that Saadi Gaddafi, one of the sons of the late Libyan dictator, attempted to enter Mexico on Sept. 6 under the...

A Breakthrough on Stem Cells

"Correction Appended: Dec. 11, 2007" Before Dolly, no one thought it was possible to turn back time, especially where biology was concerned. Once a cell...

The Perils of Cloning

It was 10 years ago this week, on a warm July night, that a newborn lamb with an unique pedigree took her first breath in a small shed tucked in the Scottish...

Key Questions: Cloned Food at the Supermarket

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday released a preliminary report on the safety of meat and milk from cloned animals. Their verdict: that these food...

A Talk With Dolly's Creator

How did the idea of cloning a mammal come to you? These things are not like eureka moments. It's not like sitting in a bathtub, going yippee and jumping...

Can Older Cells Solve Cloning's Problems?

If there is one thing that people on both sides of the cloning debate agree upon, it's that cloning is an incredibly inefficient process. When it comes to...

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Photo Essays

Ten Years of Cloning

The first cloned mammal made her debut in the scientific journal Nature 10 years ago. Here's how Dolly's birth changed the way we think about reproduction

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