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December 13th, 2017

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Scientists Are Working On Making You Part Pig

J. Craig Venter, the pioneer biologist and entrepreneur famous for sequencing the human genome, is partnering with biotechnology company United Therapeutics' Lung Biotechnology Inc. to develop the first humanized pig organs suitable for use in lung transplants. Lung diseases currently kill more people worldwide than any other disease, with some 9.5 million deaths in 2008. Lower…

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