Human Cloning Essay

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Homan Cloning September 28, 2009 Human Cloning Thesis Cloning and genetic modification are in existence because the promise for possible benefits. Aside from the benefits of cloning animals, there are many supposed benefits, which would be brought by human cloning. However, it is important to point out the majority of these listed benefits are just assumed possibilities, since the cloning of humans has not yet been completed. People who are in favor of human cloning say that the technological benefits clearly outweigh the possible social consequences. Human cloning could help infertile couples have the children that they were never able to have before. Current treatments for infertility, in terms of pregnancy, are not very successful. They are estimated to be less than 10 % successful. Couples go through physical and emotionally painful procedures for a small chance of having children. In many cases, couples run out of time and/or money without successfully having children. Human cloning could make it possible for many more infertile couples to have children than ever before possible. Finally, human cloning would be extremely beneficial in the fields of plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries. Silicone breast implants and other cosmetic procedures that may cause immune disease could soon be over because of the technology associated with cloning. Instead of using materials foreign to the body for such procedures, doctors will be able to manufacture bone, fat, connective tissue, or cartilage that matches the patient’s tissues exactly. Anyone will be able to have changes to their bodies without the fear of any related consequences. Victims of accidents where their faces or limbs were deformed should now be able to have their features repaired with new, safer technology. It can also help to produce discoveries

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