Ethics Taking A Backseat to Scientists Playing God in California

Has science gone too far with the implanting of a hybrid human/pig embryo into a fertile sow?

Between controversial practices in the stem cell research game, and the work being done by Japanese and Russian scientists in cloning the long extinct Wooly Mammoth, many people across the globe believe science may be going too far.  The latest development in this field will leave them speechless.

“Scientists from the Salk Institute – a biological research organisation in California – have taken cells from pigs and people to create an embryo that was then inserted into a female pig.

“As part of initial experiments, several different types of human cells were inserted into pig embryos in petri dishes to determine which cells were the best match for the pig embryo.

“The human cells which worked best with the pigs’ were infant ones which have the potential to develop into all adult cell…

Andrew West

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