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Submission + - UK gives third hybrid embryo ok (the-scientist.com)

An anonymous reader writes: British biologists have received government approval to create the world's first human stem cells from hybrid embryos, part pig, part human.

The Warwick Medical School team, led by Justin St. John of the Clinical Sciences Research Institute, was granted the country's third animal-human embryo license from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, which goes into effect today (July 1).

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UK gives third hybrid embryo ok

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