Gap Fill - Chimera - Level 5


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Today we are seeing examples of science fiction becoming science fact. A team of scientists has created the world's part-human, part-monkey embryo. The of this fusion of genetic tissue is called a chimera. It could pave the for lifesaving medical advances. Bio-scientist Henry Greely explained the of this breakthrough for transplants. He said: "The long-term goal of this to grow human in pigs - kidneys, livers, hearts, etc." He added: "Tens of of people on a transplant list die every year waiting for a ."

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