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The bioethics of the first human-monkey hybrid embryo – Salon

The creation of a human–long-tailed macaque hybrid embryo roiled the internet. We asked experts what this means

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Depending on your point of view, the creation of an embryo that is part-human and part-monkey is either a great opportunity for medical experts to create organs and tissues for human transplantation; or, the starting point of a horror movie.
Either way, that premise is now a reality.
Per a new study published in the scientific journal “Cell,” a team of scientists led by Dr. Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte of California’s Salk Institute for Biological Studies created the first embryo to contain both…

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