If you didn’t have an aversion to trying "exotic" parts of animals, here’s something so nasty it’ll make you go stick to the fur. [HT: Metroblogging Islamabad]
I realize there are noble, life-saving potential applications, but excuse me while I vomit at the image of a sheep with human inner organs.
Could be worse, though. At least it’s not a pig.
Scientists have created the world’s first human-sheep chimera – which has the body of a sheep and half-human organs.
The sheep have 15 per cent human cells and 85 per cent animal cells – and their evolution brings the prospect of animal organs being transplanted into humans one step closer.