Tag: Stem Cells
Scientists create first human-monkey hybrid
Should animals ever be part-human? Faced by a deadly shortage in human organs for life-saving operations, our only hope may be animals with human DNA. But there are serious ethical concerns.
Human clone breakthrough stirs hopes and fears
US scientists have discovered a method that will allow them to successfully clone human embryos. The research could save millions of lives, but what is the moral price?
Test-tube burger nearly ready for cooking
Researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands have made a breakthrough in the hunt for artificial meat. ‘Frankenburgers’ could revolutionise the way we make our food.
US scientists create ‘Frankenstein’ monkeys
Scientists have found a way to create one monkey from six different embryos – a baby with twelve parents. The medical possibilities are endless, but a moral row has already erupted.
Root Causes – is a baldness cure in sight?
Scientists are getting closer to curing baldness. But is it a real problem? Should this advance be celebrated, or was it a wasted effort?