Monday, July 25, 2011

UK Scientists creating half human/half animal embryos

Embryos involving the genes of animals mixed with humans have been produced secretively for the past three years | Mail Online: "
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.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is currently considering whether donors can be paid for their services
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is currently considering whether donors can be paid for their services
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2017818/Embryos-involving-genes-animals-mixed-humans-produced-secretively-past-years.html#ixzz1TABIbnFw