150 human animal hybrids grown in UK labs: Embryos have been produced secretively for the past three years
By DANIEL MARTIN and SIMON CALDWELL
Scientists have created more than 150 human-animal hybrid embryos in British laboratories. The hybrids have been produced secretively over the past three years by researchers looking into possible cures for a wide range of diseases. The revelation comes just a day after a committee of scientists warned of a nightmare ‘Planet of the Apes’ scenario in which work on human-animal creations goes too far.
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The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is currently considering whether donors can be paid for their services