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Can pig-human chimeras meet our growing demand for transplantable organs?

Experiments show pig-human chimeras might be able to farm human organs for transplantation and disease research. But would it be ...
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We need transplantable organs. How far should we go to get them?

Human organs are vital to saving human lives, but how far should we go to create them? ...
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How human chimeras could revolutionize science and medicine

The NIH appears ready to fund scientists who want to make and study human chimeras. What can we hope to ...
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Chimeric organ transplants: Science and ethics of growing human organs in pigs

Scientists may soon offer a solution to the organ shortage by growing human organs in pigs. But that poses prickly ...
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Chimera alert? Myths and facts of human-non-human animal hybrids in medicine

Science is making leaps and bounds creating part human and part non-human animal tissues and organs. The applications are medical, ...