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Embryo Twinning Vs Natural Cloning

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There is a great deal of similarity between the methods of natural cloning and artificial embryo twinning, in terms of forming a fertilized egg, having two separate, yet identical embryos, and creating a set of duplicate individuals. The only difference is in the location of where the cloning process takes place. Natural cloning occurs inside the mother, whereas artificial embryo twinning occurs in a petri dish, where they grow and develop during a short period of time. Then, these embryos are placed into two separate host or surrogate mothers, where they will grow even more until two of the same babies are born. Just to clarify, the offspring are genetically identical because, “the embryos came from the same fertilized egg” allowing DNA to
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