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Questions tagged [clones]

Generally, a clone is grown from a tissue sample taken from another person. Sometimes, many clones are made, while a lot of situations only see one new clone. In some cases, cloning is combined with rapid aging so that a fully grown replica is matured in a matter of days. Also, there can be a facility for memory transfer, so the new clone will start with the same memories and personality of the original.

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YA book about a girl who is cloned and her clone does bad things

A patron is looking for a book about a girl who is cloned and her clone does things she wouldn't want her to. The cover features a girl running in two different directions - the top half in one ...
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How are the clones created in Star Wars

In Star Wars, has it been mentioned how the clone troopers & any other clones are created? By that I mean, was somatic cell nuclear transfer the method that was used?
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Book series my dad told me about. It involves space travel, clones, and an indigenous people with kangaroo tails

My dad read a book series that he recommended to me last year. Now that I am ready to start it, neither of us can recall the title. He said there were several in the series but he can't recall how ...
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Book about teenage clones who end up in a compound somewhere?

Girl and a boy - both find out they're clones. She believes she is 'fat', he is described as having olive skin. Turns out his dad is behind it all... (I think the dad dies at the end?) There's a woman ...
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Short story: guy discovers duplication spell, clones himself for music band in the woods, one clone leaves and starts revolution

The story was narrated by a guy who discovered years ago (after becoming curious about the occult and dabbling for some with no hint of success at other spells he finds in old tomes dug up in old book ...
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When clones died during battle what would they do with them afterwards? [duplicate]

If a clone died in battle, would he be buried there, left on the battlefield, or would they be taken somewhere else? We know they take count of casualties but I don't remember ever seeing anything ...
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Novel that is about robots fighting humans and dinosaurs

This book I think came out between 2006-2008 and I remember that the whole book was illustrated. Sadly I have no idea who the author is. I remember the story fairly well. The story starts out with a ...
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Did Clone troopers suffer from PTSD?

It is not unheard off for people that have gone through a traumatic experience to develop Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD.) Soldiers and those in the military are known to experience PTSD more ...
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Book about a girl who discovers she is a clone, flees from the government

I got to thinking about a book I read as a child about a girl who is a clone. She doesn't know she's a clone, just that her twin sister died when she was young. In her futuristic society, clones are ...
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Book about an individual that undergoes tests, dies and respawns somewhere else

Looking for a book about an individual who comes to a large city to take tests to see what he is qualified for, has trouble, is killed, and wakes up as the same person in a different location. This ...
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What was the episode from British/American Anthology about husband buying a clone? [duplicate]

There was an episode of a Sci-fi/horror anthology. Either a TV series, or a series of movies. It was about a man whose wife is starved for affection, and overly attentive, trying to win his love. He ...
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Looking for a story about cloning and brain transplants [duplicate]

The story is about a rich man who makes clones of himself. The clones are fed and exercised so that they will have perfect bodies, but are not given the ability to mentally develop. They cannot speak ...
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Short story about clone repair team where one dies

I remember reading a short story in high school that was about a team of engineers or mechanics that were all clones, I think 3 men and 3 women, that were assigned to repair something on an outpost. ...
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YA/children's fiction about a mail-order clone

I am trying to recall a book that I read as a child -- late 80s, early 90s. The main character (teen or pre-teen boy) sent away to a mail-order company, and got back a kit for creating a clone. Not ...
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Book Name: Space Operaish

I am trying to find the name of a book I read many years ago but have not been having much luck. I remember a fair bit about the book but I just can't seem to track it down. Any help would be ...
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TV series from 70s or 80s - 1 female pilot was cloned from the other pilot's fingernail

This was a tv show that aired in the US in the '70s or early '80s, possibly on Saturday mornings. Since I was a child, I'm assuming it was a kids program? It was comic science fiction and set on a ...
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Could clones be force-sensitive?

I am referring specifically to clones of Jango Fett from Attack of the Clones. Could one or more of these clones, from an original that is not force-sensitive be force-sensitive, without any genetic ...
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How much did the first batch of 20,000 clones cost the republic?

Without including weapons (1,000 credits per blaster), armour (though I'd love to know how much one set of Phase I armour costs), and DNA (I bet it cost the republic extra to have a famous warrior ...
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Novel about a clone with an unexpectedly stable personality?

There was a SF novel in my high-school library (sometime between 1985 and 1990), that I had intended to read, but for some reason I never got to it, or maybe it disappeared from the library. English ...
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Why didn't the Clone Troopers have their sex drives removed or suppressed?

Based off their art preferences, the Clone Troopers seemed to have an appreciation for the female form. The Star Wars: The Clone Wars episode "The Deserter" features a former Clone Trooper named Cut ...
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Looking for a murder mystery with a woman and her male clone [duplicate]

Here is what I remember: Read in the late 80's or early 90's. Main character is a woman, but as a child, had been gender swapped to male. Recently "woke up" as a previous incarnation had been ...
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Story where many kids were fathered by a virus [duplicate]

I am looking for a story which I read probably two decades ago, in the 90s, but which was probably already old at that point. I think I read it in some kind of anthology, in English, and in the USA. ...
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Science fiction movie about a couple that happens to be clones of mother-son & their relationship is forbidden by law

I'm trying to find the title of a movie I watched around 2006-2007. It's a science fiction movie about a man and woman who fall in love and are chased by law enforcement because he is the clone of her ...
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Do the Clones know that Dooku was Tyranus?

Count Dooku killed Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas and impersonated him in order to order the Clone Army. Since Dooku ordered the Clone army, does that mean the Clones know Dooku is the one who ordered them; if ...
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Why doesn't Asgard just clone the same base model?

I'm rewatching SG-1, and in epsiode 5x22 Revelations, it is explained that the Asgardians are all clones and that it causes degradation. Carter explains it like "making a copy of a copy of a copy". ...
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Short story about failed mind transfer with loss of speech

I'm looking for a short story whose title I can't remember. In it a wealthy man practices cloning and consciousness transfer to achieve immortality, often parading older bodies around his estate ...
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How do the embryos in Brave New World split into 96 by doubling?

In Bokanovsky's Process, the embryos double when they start budding. Although the DHC says that each embryo can produce between "8 and 96" babies. How do you get 96 by doubling?
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Would certain defective clones have the inhibitor chip?

This question has bothered me since I learned about the Bad Batch. They are a group of positively defective clone commandos. Were they defective enough to not have an inhibitor chip placed in them at ...
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In Star Wars, why do clones not grow facial hair in their growth-tanks?

I've noticed clones of various characters always come out of their cloning cylinders with no facial (yet often have hair on their head). Why is that? For example Cylo in the recent Darth Vader comics ...
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A novel about a superhuman government assassin clone who goes rogue and tries to kill his twin's family

Plot A super-secret government super-soldier hitman, grown in a lab with superhuman strength and regeneration powers and programmed from birth1 to be a mindless killer, goes rogue after watching some ...
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Looking for a book series where a man is abducted by aliens and cloned

In the books, he eventually works with his clones and clones of his girlfriend to defeat the aliens. At the end of the series, I think there are four sets of clones. Each of the main character's ...
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Story Identification: A sci-fi book about human/animal hybrids or clones

I'm trying to identify a sci-fi book I read in my youth in 1970s. Key plot points: It was a saga of the far future where humanity was blended with many different animal types, so characters were ...
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Why did Ba'al clone himself?

I randomly thought this while looking at Stargate stuff, partly due to other Stargate questions. Why the heck does Ba'al clone himself? Here's the story: The Goa'uld are defeated by Replicators, ...
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Boy's father gets cloned by aliens and starts trying to abduct others on a hunting trip

The boys father was cloned by an alien, boy suspects something wrong. The man took friends hunting in forest where they became cloned by aliens. The clones would then return home living normal life. ...
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Why didn't all the Jedi across the galaxy sense the clones before their deaths? [duplicate]

In Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine told all the Clone Commanders across the galaxy, to execute Order 66. While the Jedi were on missions, the clones were given an order and not one Jedi sensed ...
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Book about a clone of a dead son

I'm looking for a book that was almost certainly written in the '90s and is about two people who lose their son in an accident on a boat (pretty sure about the boat part) and decide to clone him. The ...
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Do the children of clones age more rapidly in Star Wars?

Boba Fett had a child in Legends. Since clones age more quickly than normal humans (at least Kaminoan clones do), if a clone has a child with a non-clone human, is there any Legends example of the ...
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Why does the separatist army not use more non-droid soldiers?

In the Clone Wars we see that the separatist use mostly droids in their army. In some instances we see some people fight alongside the separatists, inflicting serious damage on the republic army, one ...
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Darth Vader's relationship with the 501st Legion

The Clone Wars series explore much about the relationship between Anakin Skywalker and his troopers, the 501st Legion who would later be renamed Vader's Fist. While Darth Vader does not seem to regard ...
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Were Clone Troopers paid or rewarded in any way for their service?

(Inspired by this question) On Coruscant, there existed at least one "Clone Bar", know as "79's". This bar was privately owned, so the clones presumably had to buy their own food and drink. This ...
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Why are canon Clone Troopers replaced?

With reference to Why did the Empire discontinue the clone trooper program? Same question but strictly no Legends. I want to know the reason within the Disney canon's context, as a lot of things with ...
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When were the Clone Troopers replaced with regular humans?

It is clear in the original trilogy (Episodes IV-VI) that the Storm Troopers are regular humans. Mostly because of the funny scene, where a tall Trooper hits his head on a low door while his ...
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Why is the clone army so…small?

In Attack of the Clones, Lama Su says that 200,000 clone units were ready, and a million were on the way. Now I am assuming one unit means one clone trooper. Considering that there were a million ...
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What happened to all of the clones after the clone wars? [duplicate]

So once Star Wars episode IV: A New Hope starts, the Clone Wars are over, but what is the fate of the clones? Are the stormtroopers in episodes IV, V and VI leftover clone troopers? Did the Kamino ...
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How do Clone Troopers tell each other apart in battle?

How do Clone Troopers without unique markings tell each other apart in battle? Clone Officers and even Jedi seem to be able to distinguish individual basic Clone Troopers (plain white armor, or armor ...
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Need book ID help - long distance travel by cloning [duplicate]

I'm trying to find the name of a book I read awhile ago. It involved a bunch of gateways that you could sort of fax yourself to. You could have multiple copies of yourself running around and if one of ...
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Part of trilogy, race called The O's, and clone rights trial

I'm looking for a novel I read when I was younger. It was the third of a trilogy. It featured clones and a benevolent alien race known as "The O's". At some point, there is a big clone rights trial ...
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Could the different versions of the Master talk telepathically to each other?

In Season 4 of Dr. Who: Can the different copies of the Master communicate telepathically with each other?
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Can clone humans have children?

In the movie of 'Oblivion' Jack Harper and Victoria Olsen are clones of their former self. It isn't shown in the movie that if they can have a baby together but if we assume that there can be cloned ...
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Wouldn't creating millions or billions of clones for the Republic's armies create enormous and weird disturbances in the Force?

In A New Hope, Kenobi could feel the sudden deaths of the population of Alderaan, and in Empire Strikes Back, both the Emperor and Vader could feel Luke's Force awakening, referring to it as "a great ...