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Opinion: Develop Organoids, Not Chimeras, for Transplantation
Scientists are devising human-animal hybrids for harvesting human organs, but lab-derived mini-organs are a less ethically fraught solution to meeting the need for transplantation.
Opinion: Develop Organoids, Not Chimeras, for Transplantation
Opinion: Develop Organoids, Not Chimeras, for Transplantation

Scientists are devising human-animal hybrids for harvesting human organs, but lab-derived mini-organs are a less ethically fraught solution to meeting the need for transplantation.

Scientists are devising human-animal hybrids for harvesting human organs, but lab-derived mini-organs are a less ethically fraught solution to meeting the need for transplantation.

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Finding CAR T Cells in Solid Tumors by Single-Cell Resolution
Finding CAR T Cells in Solid Tumors at Single-Cell Resolution
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Miltenyi Biotec | Nov 12, 2021
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Zebrafish larvae transplanted with patients’ tumors respond as their human donors do to chemotherapy.
Xenotransplant Record
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A donor heart from a genetically modified pig survives for more than 2.5 years inside a baboon’s abdomen.
The Human Touch
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Can mice with humanlike tissues better model drug effects in people?
To Each His Own
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 1, 2015
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