The ’90s Sucked – Ep. 21 – The Vilification and Eventual Vindication of Dolly the Sheep

Adam and Chet look back on the short but hugely important life of Dolly the Sheep, the first ever mammal cloned from an adult cell.

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Reference Links

July 5, 1996: Dolly Is Born

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1997/02/24/scottish-scientists-clone-adult-sheep/16f5f995-7b64-4632-bce7-497f1daa4537/

https://dolly.roslin.ed.ac.uk/facts/the-life-of-dolly/index.html

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/have-the-ethical-questions-surrounding-cloning-changed-since-dolly/

Bill Clinton Gets Moral

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1997-03-05-mn-35032-story.html

Dolly’s Short Telomeres

https://phys.org/news/2016-07-dolly-sheep.html

https://dolly.roslin.ed.ac.uk/facts/the-life-of-dolly/index.html

George W. Bush Bans Embryonic Stem Cell Research

https://embryo.asu.edu/pages/president-george-w-bushs-announcement-stem-cells-9-august-2001

https://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/time/2001/07/23/choice.html

Dolly’s Arthritis

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1122035/

Dolly’s Death 

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/early-death-of-dolly-the-sheep-sparks-warning-on-cloning-119040.html

The Vindication of Dolly the Sheep

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/dolly-sheep-clones/546614/

https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/clones-of-dolly-the-sheep-are-ageing-normally

The Partial Sorta Vindication of George W. Bush

https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/29/AR2007112901878.html

https://www.newsweek.com/thanks-george-w-boost-stem-cell-research-392277

https://www.nature.com/news/how-ips-cells-changed-the-world-1.20079

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