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These gene-edited pigs could eliminate shortage of human organ transplants

It’s what’s inside this animal that matters. Her body has been made a little less pig-like, with four genetic modifications ...
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Revived pig brains may unleash uncomfortable questions for how we define death

The researchers hypothesized an “under-appreciated capacity” of an oxygen-starved mammalian brain to survive ...
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Restoration of brain activity in dead pigs could lead to new treatments for stroke, drug overdose

Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical ...
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CRISPR gene editing could save pigs from devastating disease

As flu season rears its ugly head, humans aren’t the only ones on the virus’ warpath. Pigs are also vulnerable ...
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Viewpoint: Netflix’s ‘Okja’ perpetuates stereotypes about food, farming and scientists

The popular Netflix movie is a disservice to important agricultural research aimed at producing more food with fewer resources, writes ...