Scientists Transplant Organs From Aborted Babies Into Rats for Future Harvest | CNS News


Playing God or good science?


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Live Science reported in January on research being done by scientists at Ganogen, Inc., a biotech company in California, that transplants organs from aborted babies into lab rats with the goal of growing them for use in patients who need organ transplants.
“Researchers say they have developed a new technique that will get more kidneys to people who need transplants, but the method is sure to be controversial: The research shows that it is feasible to remove a kidney from an aborted human fetus, and implant the organ into a rat, where the kidney can grow to a larger size,” the Jan. 21 article stated.

via Scientists Transplant Organs From Aborted Babies Into Rats for Future Harvest | CNS News.

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