Futurism has a short summary video which explains what the human / animal embryo ban lifting encompasses. In 2016 the National Institute of Health announced intentions to lift the ban and opened up a 30-day public comment window. Researchers intend to create chimeras (human animal hybrids) to help model and find cures for human illnesses. The other planned use for chimeras is to grow human organs in animals for transplanting.
[… Read More @ NPR …]
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Transforming Today’s Bad Jobs into Tomorrow’s Good Jobs
Wearables — Hot glue free zone
Electronics — Have you met Charlie?
Biohacking — Ticks are Spreading an Allergy to Meat
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.