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Scientists Create 1st Successful Animal-Human Chimeras

Embryos implanted in pigs were part human and part pig

(Newser) - Researchers have created part-human-part-pig embryos in what other scientists are calling an "exciting" step toward proving the viability of human-animal chimeras, the BBC reports. The researchers injected human stem cells into pig embryos, then implanted those embryos into adult pigs. After a month or so, the developing pig was... More »

Hugo Chavez: US 'Tectonic Weapon' Caused Haiti Quake

... so America could then occupy the island

(Newser) - Indulging its neo-colonial ambitions, the US used a “tectonic weapon” to set off the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti—which American troops have since occupied. That’s the contention of noted fly-in-America’s-ointment Hugo Chavez. After urging the US to “stop playing God,” but not revealing... More »

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