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Early cloning

In 1995 a group of scientists at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh were looking for a way to modify farm animals genetically.

A year before Dolly's birth, they found it. They cloned Megan and Morag from embryonic cells, grown for several weeks in the laboratory.

Perhaps surprisingly, this breakthrough did not arouse much public - or media - interest.

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Megan and Morag
Megan and Morag
Roslin Institute

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