Thoughts on the Chimeras

I agree with Lindsay’s point that a line must be drawn on the issue with chimeras. Besides the unnatural quality, it seems as though non-medical chimeras would cause more problems than they would solve. I’m all for helping humans through this branch of science, however. I’m curious when scientists will reach the point where they stop creating chimeras to aid humans and begin to simply create new species. I suppose we’ll see with time.

Here’s the mouse with the human ear that I mentioned in our class discussion. And here’s how they did it.




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