Japan loosens the rules on human-animal embryos | Curio

Japan loosens the rules on human-animal embryos

5 mins | Aug 7, 2019

Can you grow a human organ inside a pig? In Japan, scientists have created a human-animal embryo with the goal of nurturing a human organ, such as a pancreas, inside an engineered host animal. Anjana Ahuja writing in the Financial Times in August 2019 considers the ethics of this technology and why it may be incompatible with current cultural movements.

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From Financial Times