NT2573 : Dolly at the National Museum Scotland

taken 4 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Dolly at the National Museum Scotland
Dolly at the National Museum Scotland
The first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell, using the process of nuclear transfer. Dolly died age 6 in 1993 LinkExternal link. Recently it has been reported that four siblings, produced from the same tissue that produced Dolly, are alive and healthy at 9 years old.
National Museum of Scotland 2016

The museum reopened in July after a major refurbishment. Part of that involved the Science and Technology Galleries, with balconies on three floors overlooking a central space, now occupied by historic aircraft from the Museum of Flight's collection at East Fortune. From the highest [and oldest] are Pilcher's Hawk [1897]; Slingsby T-12 Gull glider [G-ALPA, 1939-40]; De Havilland Tiger Moth G-AEOL [1930s], originally RAF N9510 until it became a civil aircraft in 1955; Beagle Auster A.61 Terrier [G-ARSL, 1960s]; and a Piper PA-38 Tomahawk [G-BGXB, 1979].

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Wednesday, 27 July, 2016   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
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Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Educational sites  City, Town centre 
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Edinburgh 
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Sheep 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2579 7328 [10m precision]
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