US may fund research to create mixed human-animal embryos
Aug05

US may fund research to create mixed human-animal embryos

Research that mixes human cells into animal embryos could get US government funds for the first time under a new proposal that has stoked concerns about ethics and the limits of science. Some say the research has the potential to spark major medical breakthroughs in diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s or conditions like infertility, and could help grow organs for human transplant, which are in short supply. Critics,...

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