Keith Campbell Dies

University of Nottingham biologist Keith Campbell, who was part of the effort to clone Dolly the sheep, has died, the Associated Press reports. Campbell was 58. Along with Ian Wilmut, Campbell and their colleagues cloned Dolly in 1996 from an adult mammary cell. The work was done at the Roslin Institute in Scotland, where Campbell then worked.

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