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Xenobots!

Laurent Levy 15 January 2022 7


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The promise of biological machines, “..designed from the ground up, built by combining together different biological tissues.”  What does the future of this hybrid research hold and what are the ethical and scientific considerations? A fascinating conversation with pioneer researchers Drs. Michael Levin and Josh Bongard. Plus, thoughts on the ‘other’ xeno – xenotransplantation and the first “successful” transplant of a pig heart into a human.

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