Could pigs produce human organs?
A few years from now, will it be possible to grow spare human organs inside pigs?
More than that, will it be possible to get a new kidney or liver that is genetically identical to your old one?
It sounds far-fetched, but that is what a group of Japanese scientists is attempting to do.
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tokyo
02 Jan 2014
- From the section Science & Environment