From Sheep to Primates: Could Humans be the Next Clones? Cloning ignites our nightmares and our dreams. It is identically ruthless soldiers, the return of a loved one, and bringing Einstein back to life. It is pure potential. The potential to build, but also to destroy. When the successful cloning of Dolly, an ewe that was the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell via somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), failed to result in primate clones, people were both disappointed and relieved. Today, excitement is tempered with reluctance. Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, the first primates to be cloned … Continue reading From Sheep to Primates. Could Humans be the Next Clones?