An epidemic of African Swine Fever is sweeping through China’s hog farms, and the effects are rippling across the globe, because China is a superpower of pork. Half of the world’s pigs live in China — or at least they did before the epidemic began a year ago

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To see if they’re safe for us. Gene-editing company eGenesis is now carrying out experiments to help solve a critical shortage of human organs available for transplant

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Scientists in the United States are trying to grow human organs inside pigs. They have injected human stem cells into pig embryos to produce human-pig embryos known as chimeras. The embryos are part of research aimed at overcoming the worldwide shortage of transplant organs

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A radical new approach to generating human organs is to grow them inside pigs or sheep

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