IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 8, August 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr. Muawiya Dahiru Mahmud andAmina Umar Ruwan Doruwa
Genetic engineering is certainly new speculative frontier and one of the academic areas that kindle tremendous concern and anxiety among Muslim communities world over. In particular, when in 1997, the first cloned sheep called Dolly was produced in Scotland using mature cells of mammary glands (somatic cell nuclear transfer, SCNT), the idea of cloning became both interesting and hot debate among Muslim jurists. Without prejudice to the contentious issues, this scientific innovation of cloning hold prospect of remedying a number of maladies that afflict our civilization such as Parkinson’s disease, diabetes and Alzheimer.