October 6, 2022

CLONED UNTO FOURTH GENERATION AND STILL HEALTHY

A Japanese team has successfully produced the world’s first fourth- generation cloned large mammal — a piglet. This suggests that a large mammal can be cloned without its genetic material degrading. The results could be encouraging for breeders of other large animals, such as thoroughbreds or cattle, who want to keep a prized animal in the gene pool.