Globe|May 10, 2021
Scientist creates first human-ape embryo!

THE H.G. Wells horror classic The Island of Dr. Moreau — where a mad scientist creates smart,half-man, half-animal beasts that eventually go ape — is on the verge of coming true, stunned scientists reveal.

In a chilling breakthrough, Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte and his Salk Institute team created and grew a part-human, part-ape embryo by injecting human stem cells into macaque monkey embryos, according to a report in the April 15 issue of the scientific journal Cell.

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