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Scientists warn against creating human-monkey HYBRIDS as calls rise to create the chimeras to help treat diseases like Alzheimer's

Experts are warning against the creation of hybrid lab animals for fear of causing them undue suffering through potentially unethical research.  One such proposed hybrid would be monkeys with partially human-derived brains.  These 'chimeras' — so named after the mythical beast made of different animals — could let us better study diseases like Alzheimer's in a model more like humans.  Read more....



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