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Gene manipulation

Researchers are breeding genetically modified (transgenic) organisms, for a variety of reasons. Some are studying human disease, while others are developing medicines, or 'human' organs for transplant operations. But many people are against using genetic engineering in medicine. Some are concerned about the safety of using engineered products. Many people feel it is wrong to use animals for the benefit of humans in this way.

Injecting human DNA into a pig egg cell.
Injecting human DNA into a pig egg cell.
Imutran Ltd (A Novartis Pharma AG Co)

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