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ANALYSIS: Here Are The Weirdest Freaking Experiments Scientists Are Doing Worldwide

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Marlo Safi Culture Reporter
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Scientists continue to make advances in the field of stem cell biology and cloning, among other things. There are a number of experiments ongoing that are ethically questionable, and many are largely unknown to the public.

In April, researchers in the U.S. and China announced that they had created embryos that combined human and monkey cells for the first time, The Wall Street Journal reported. They called the combination a “chimera,” which can be made in two ways. The first is to combine one animal’s organs into another, or introduce one animal’s cells into the embryo of another to let them grow into a hybrid. (RELATED: Scientists Have Created Embryos Made Of Both Human And Monkey Cells In Search For Transplant Organs)