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Rodents With Part-Human Brains Pose A New Challenge For Bioethics

Rodents With Part-Human Brains Pose A New Challenge For Bioethics

Rapid progress in research involving miniature human brains grown in a dish has led to a host of ethical concerns, particularly when these human brain cells are transplanted into nonhuman animals. A new paper evaluates the potential risks of creating “humanised” animals, while providing a pathway for scientists to move…