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Transplant shortage? Don’t generate human organs in animals, use stem cell technology to develop organoids

The Scientist | 
Xenotransplantation experiments, generating human organs in animals for transplantation, are being conducted in sheep, pigs, and, recently, in nonhuman primates ...
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Defining life: Why we need to identify the boundary between living things and AI robots

The Scientist | 
They’re advancing artificial intelligence (AI) to create next-gen personalized robots that can read human emotions in real time. What will ...
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Viewpoint: Creation of synthetic DNA demands ethical boundaries for its use

The Scientist | 
A study published [February 21] expands the redesign of the 4-billion-year-old genetic code from a four-nucleotide base-pair alphabet to an eight-base-pair ...