Aug 28, 2022

Frankenstein: Scientists create embryo with brain and beating heart entirely from stem cells

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

In a report this week from the science journal SciTechDaily, we learn of a scientific breakthrough that it clearly intended to be exciting and startling, but potentially worrisome as well. Scientists at the University of Cambridge have created a series of “model embryos” that include a functioning brain, a beating heart, and the foundation for all of the other bodily organs you would expect.

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