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Scientists grow 1st human-sheep hybrid, spark ethics debates

In a first, Stanford University scientists have successfully grown sheep embryos containing human cells, paving the way for organs to be grown in animals which can be transplanted into humans. Met with protests by animal rights activists and bioethicists, the experiment was terminated before 28 days as the US law prohibits developing cross-species embryos, called chimera, for longer durations.

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