CRISPR’d pigs offer hope for the human organ transplant shortage

 Pig organs are the same size as human organs and function pretty much the same way but pig to human transplantation has long been an elusive goal for researchers due to fear of activating dormant viral diseases in the pig’s cells. But there’s hope on the horizon, thanks to a new study out in Science today involving CRISPR’d piglets. Researchers in the study used the… Read More


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