Science vs ethics: Should growing human organs in animals be pursued?


University of California researchers’ announcement over the weekend that they have moved one step closer to successfully growing human organs in animals is resurfacing a question that consistently plagues the scientific community: “Is it ethical?”

Host Chip Franklin and Nikki Medoro weighed in on the controversial subject of using animals for human benefit and provided details on the team of researchers’ groundbreaking achievement of successfully growing sheep embryos containing human cells.

Listen to their full conversation below.

 

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