Human Animal Hybridization

News stories that deal with the hybridization of humans, animals, and plants and their possible effects on life.

Researchers Create Stingray Robot Uses Living Light-Activated Rat Cells to Swim

  A new robot stingray can swim with help from an unexpected source: muscle cells that were taken from rat hearts, a new study finds. Understanding how to build machines from heart […]

Human-Animal Chimeras Are Gestating on US Research Farms – Human Organs Grown Inside Sheep

    Braving a funding ban put in place by America‚Äôs top health agency, some U.S. research centers are moving ahead with attempts to grow human tissue inside pigs and sheep with […]

Oh good. Let’s create some lifeforms to augment civilization.

There’s a Jeff Goldblum quote in here somewhere. 14. How can scientific and technological breakthroughs be accelerated to improve the human condition? The continued acceleration of S&T is fundamentally changing what is […]

Pig hearts could be transplanted into humans after baboon success

The hearts of genetically modified pigs could be transplanted into humans to solve the shortage of organ donors, scientists believe. Researchers successfully grafted a pig heart into a baboon more than a […]