Growing human organs in pigs is ethically no worse than eating bacon, a leading geneticist has claimed.
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Eventually they hope to allow the birth of ‘chimera’ pigs, which can then be kept on huge farms until their organs are needed for a human patient But he added: ‘Is it reasonable to use mammals as a source of tissue?
Of course we use it as a source of our breakfast bacon and I think that is a more questionable behaviour than using animals for this purpose.’Meanwhile Dr Katy Taylor, of Cruelty Free International, said: ‘Reports of this gruesome experiment reads like something out of the dystopian science fiction novel Never Let Me Go.’ In the book by Kazuo Ishiguro, which was made into a movie in 2010, children are cloned so that their organs can be used for transplants.
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"We were going through similar stuff, with dating pigs, and things were not going our way.