A Visit from Dolly… TAGS: | | | It has been a while since my last post, but rest assured, the ‘Towards Dolly’ project has not been idle! As you’ll have seen from the last couple of posts, …Continue reading →

Printed Material Highlights from the Roslin Collection TAGS: | | | With phase I of the Towards Dolly project ending for me, the Rare Books Cataloguer, I thought to look back over the material I’ve worked with and to highlight a …Continue reading →

A Sample of the Roslin Institute’s Cloning Research Post-Dolly: 1998 and 2007 TAGS: | | | As mentioned in a previous post, Dolly, the sheep caused a media sensation in 1997 as the first cloned animal using a nuclear transfer process  and so, I thought it …Continue reading →

Dollymania – Seven Days that Shook the World TAGS: | | | 1997 was quite a significant year for the Roslin Institute with “’Dolly, the sheep, ‘…the first mammal cloned from a cell from an adult animal…generated an amazing amount of interest …Continue reading →

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