New versions of “Pandora’s” Ethics box keep being opened

NCER Update

by: Carol Szczepaniak



An international research team from China and the US has made history by successfully injecting human stem cells into macaque monkey embryos, and growing them in the lab for 20 days. This kind of creation is referred to as a chimera, named after a Greek mythological monster, because it is the blending of DNA from distinctly different species. The hypothetical goal is to gain understanding of and new …