Feb 7, 2017

Vatican row as China invited to organ transplant meet

Ethics experts and human rights lawyers slammed the Vatican Tuesday for inviting a top Chinese health official to an organ trafficking summit despite concerns the Asian giant still uses tissue from executed prisoners.The Pontifical Academy of Sciences invited Huang Jiefu, the man in charge ...

Animal-human embryo test clears first hurdle

/ Jun 19, 2013

Animal-human embryo test clears first hurdle

Proposed experiments with animal-human embryos cleared the first regulatory hurdle Tuesday as Japanese scientists seek permission for tests that could see human organs produced inside the growing body of an animal.Researchers want to introduce a human stem cell into an animal embryo, to create ...