In the last hundred years, science has been advancing at a rate faster than ever before in the history of human civilization. The knowledge and application of scientific principles has made humans more powerful than other species. When Neil Armstrong took the first step on the moon, everyone appreciated the benefits of science, but now as scientists are attempting to advance human health through cloning, there has been harsh criticism. This area of research can both benefit and harm human lives. The United States government has restricted this technology due to its ethical implications and initially poor results. .
Human cloning can provide unlimited benefits to our species. The cloning of humans has the potential to be the greatest achievement of medical science and it can solve some of the greatest problems facing mankind. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people die from cancer making it the second most common cause of death. However, with the help of cloning, scientists are beginning to learn how to cure horrible diseases such as cancer and Parkinson disease. .
With human cloning, scientists are working on ways to clone individual organs perfectly and that could be a permanent solution for a growing demand of organ donors. Cloned nerve cells from the injured person could lead to the repair of damaged nerves. One application of cloning may be in the treatment of neurological disorders and spinal cord trauma. Millions of people are suffering from terrible disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's, and Multiple Sclerosis. Problems range from a loss of control over the muscles of certain body parts to the loss of memory. Through the regeneration of nerve cells, scientists could learn how to treat these diseases more effectively. The benefits of such research could ultimately improve lives and save billions of dollars yearly.
Many couples cannot have children because of infertility.