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Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs
Shawna Williams | Aug 10, 2017
The study could pave the way for transplanting porcine organs to humans without the risk of reigniting endogenous retroviruses.
“Father of Organ Transplantation” Dies
Jef Akst | Mar 6, 2017
Thomas Starzl performed the first successful human liver transplant in 1967 and went on to help develop drugs that improved survival for organ transplant patients.
Tanya Lewis | Apr 6, 2016
A donor heart from a genetically modified pig survives for more than 2.5 years inside a baboon’s abdomen.
The Human Touch
Kate Yandell | Aug 1, 2015
Can mice with humanlike tissues better model drug effects in people?
Survival of the Fittest (to print)
Mary Beth Aberlin | Aug 1, 2012
Science publishing is locked in an evolutionary arms race as it edges further into the digital age.