Happy 20, Dolly

It's been 20 years since the birth of Dolly the Sheep took the world by storm. Researchers led by the University of Edinburgh's Ian Wilmut cloned the sheep using DNA from an adult sheep's mammary gland and named it after country singer Dolly Parton, as they recount at Scientific American.

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