Today’s Solutions: May 25, 2024

Successful gene-hacked pig kid

Successful gene-hacked pig kidney transplant shows promise in xenotransplantation 

A team at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston performed a breakthrough surgical accomplishment, transplanting a kidney from a gene-hacked pig into a 62-year-old man. Richard Slayman, a patient who suffered from kidney illness for almost a decade, emerged from the hospital with renewed optimism Read More...

surgeons operate heart transplant

Doctors transplant pig's heart into human patient for the first time ever

A remarkable milestone in medicine was reached by doctors in Maryland who have successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig’s heart into a human patient in a do-or-die situation. David Bennet, a 57-year-old handyman, was the recipient of this life-saving operation. He knew that the Read More...