Scientists create first human-monkey embryo

In this monkey-human embryo, human cells glow in red. [Image courtesy of Weizhi Ji / Kunming University of Science and Technology]A group of scientists from the U.S. and China injected human stem cells into 132 macaque embryos, which then developed for up to 20 days.

While the research holds promise for organ transplants, studying disease and testing new drugs, it also prompts controversy.

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