Gap Fill - Chimera - Level 6


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In this changing world, we are seeing more of science fiction becoming science fact. A of American and Chinese scientists has created the world's part-human, part-monkey embryo. This fusion of genetic tissue is called a chimera. The scientists say it paves the way for lifesaving medical advances. Bio-scientist Henry Greely explained the of this scientific breakthrough. He said: "The long-term goal of this research team is to grow human in pigs - kidneys, livers, hearts, etc." He added: "They want to do to make more human organs for transplants. Tens of thousands of on a transplant list die every year waiting for a ."

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