Re: Happy new Year !! Dolly

Anders Sandberg (
02 Jan 1998 01:15:13 +0100

"Berrie Staring" <> writes:

> Anders wrote:
> > Overall, I think biotechnology stole the show this year. If there is
> > a single breakthrough to remember it is Dolly. Not because cloning is
> > important, but because it showed so clearly that 1) things that look
> I tought the breakthrough was "the fact" that they could clone
> a "grown" cell (and get a brand new sheep out of it)
> , not the fact that they could clone !?
> Or ......was it clear for everybody that Anders ment this part !? ;-)

I don't know :-) Yes, I meant that cloning an adult differentiating
cell was the breakthrough. But having a real, photogenic animal (and
not just something squishy in a petri dish) was important.

> My wish for 1998: less Diana-emotions and more rational-love

How true. I'm definitely going to quote you.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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