Scientists Create Monkey-Human Embryos

Human/animal chimeras also could help fill in blanks in our understanding of early human development following conception, and improve the study of how viruses, bacteria, drugs and devices work in humans, Farahany and Greely said.

Scientists Create Monkey
... conception, and improve the study of how viruses, bacteria, drugs and devices work in humans, Farahany and Greely said.

"The kind of animal models we have right now aren't sufficient to model

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