These human-pig “chimeras” were not allowed to develop past the fetal stage, but the experiment suggests such creations could eventually be used to grow fully human organs for transplant…
By Sharon Begley, STAT
Biophysicists film and measure how a hydra manages to rip apart its skin to open its mouth.
By Nsikan Akpan
Scientists reported Tuesday that they had succeeded in making human skin cells mimic embroynic stem cells, potentially bypassing the ethical debate over embryonic stem cell use. A cell biologist discusses the research behind the advance.
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