Watch Science Creates First Human-Pig Chimeras SciShow Video

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I really don’t know what to say about this.

“Yesterday, researchers published a paper in the journal Cell announcing that they had successfully produced the first human-pig chimera—an embryo that contains cells from two genetically distinct species.

“The controversial study is the first step in growing human organs in non-human host animals for transplantation.

“According to Hannah Devlin at The Guardian, the research was led by a team at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California.

“The scientists transformed cells from an adult human into stem cells, then injected those into early-stage pig embryos.

“These embryos were then implanted into female pigs where they were allowed to develop for three to four weeks, what amounts to the first trimester of a pig pregnancy.”

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