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Organ Farm

This site is from a 2001 Frontline program that discusses the issue of xenotransplantation, or the implantation fo fetal pig cells in humans. There is a short video excerpt from the program, but a great deal of support information on the growing business of raising a new breed of pig that has been genetically-altered to be more human, and thus less likely to be rejected by the immune systems of human recipients.... Show More


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