Trouble with doubles

bored with the humdrum life of the office? Time to take some action, but Michael Keaton should not be your rolemodel. In the famous movie, Multiplicity, Keaton made his clone do all the dirty work, while he had the time of his life. However, the fun did not last too long, with the clone turning out to be even smarter and Keaton losing his identity. The film is a perfect example of how cloning, despite having numerous advantages, is a serious proposition. Rather, a dangerous one. With the recent announcement of a human baby being cloned, the issue has become all the more controversial.

The cloning of a mammal remained a subject of science fiction movies and novels till February 1997, when Iam Wilmut and colleagues from Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, the uk, announced the birth of Dolly