US Scientists look to breed HALF-HUMAN, HALF-ANIMAL EMBRYOS

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US Scientists Look to Breed Half-Human, Half-Animal Embryos

by Joseph Pelletier  •  May 20, 2016

Biology professor: Experiments will be “damaging to our sense of humanity”

DAVIS, Calif. ( – U.S. scientists claim they are working on an animal-human hybrid.

Referred to as a “chimera” after the multi-animal blend from Greek mythology, the interspecies embryos are expected to assist those with a wide range of diseases. According to researchers, this includes manufacturing farm animals with human organs developed to be transplanted into critically ill patients.

“We’re not trying to make a chimera just because we want to see some kind of monstrous creature,” claims reproductive biologist Pablo Ross of the University of California, Davis. “We’re doing this for a biomedical purpose.”

The process involves replacing DNA within the animal embryo and filling the gap with human-induced pluripotent stem cells, before fertilizing the embryo in an adult animal. To date, no altered embryos have been allowed to gestate…

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