Tag Archives: clones

January 12, 1998

On January 12, 1998, nineteen nations decided to ban the cloning of humans. The Council of Europe issued an amendment to its ‘Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine”, where it and its member nations prohibit any intervention seeking to create … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 the US Supreme Court invalidated gene patents held by Myraid Genetics when it ruled that isolated human genes are not patentable. This did two things to protect the human race. First, it prevented … Continue reading

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May 4, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2003 Idaho Gem was born. He was the first member of the horse family to be cloned. This was the start of the Great Clone War between the descendants and followers of Dolly the … Continue reading

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July 23, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 U.S. scientists at the University of Hawaii turned out more than 50 “carbon-copy” mice with a cloning technique. The mice’s (meece’s) fur soon changed color from lab-rat white to almost banana yellow. To … Continue reading

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May 4, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2003 Idaho Gem was born. He was the first member of the horse family to be cloned. The Daughters of Dolly, a sheep religious cult protested this scientific breakthrough, but they were ignored as … Continue reading

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