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The Human Touch

By | August 1, 2015

Can mice with humanlike tissues better model drug effects in people?


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When Does a Smart Mouse Become Human?

By | July 1, 2015

Ethical issues attend the creation of animal-human chimeras.

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Anatomical Mashups

By | November 15, 2012

Artist Brian Andrews uses human and veterinary x-rays to create haunting animated hybrids.


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World’s First Chimeric Monkeys

By | January 5, 2012

Researchers have bred monkeys derived from six different monkey parents.


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Opinion: Animals with Human Material

By | September 21, 2011

Careful oversight is required to ensure that chimeras and transgenic animals continue to serve as powerful biomedical research tools.


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Animal-grown transplant organs?

By | June 21, 2011

Chimeric mice harboring organs from rats suggest that engineered animals may one day grow human tissues for transplant.


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