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Human-Animal Chimeras Are Gestating on U.S. Research Farms

Chimeras are organisms composed of cells or genes obtained from two or more different species. Human-animal chimeras can be generated by either transplanting human stem cells into animal fetuses or human genes into the genome of animal fetuses.

For more information, check out the following links:

Human-Animal Chimeras Are Gestating on U.S. Research Farms - MIT Technology ReviewStrange Beasts: Why Human-Animal Chimeras Might Be Coming - Live Science Human-Animal Hybrids used to grow organs Grow Organs - Business Insider