Friday, January 28, 2005

Animal-Human Hybrids Spark Controversy

href="http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/01/
0125_050125_chimeras.html" target=_blank>Chinese scientists at the
Shanghai Second Medical University in 2003 successfully fused human
cells with rabbit eggs. The embryos were reportedly the first
human-animal chimeras successfully created. They were allowed to
develop for several days in a laboratory dish before the scientists
destroyed the embryos to harvest their stem cells.


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