Human-Ape Hybrid

In General Interest, History, Science on August 21, 2009 at 7:24 pm

Dr. Ilya Ivanov, courtesy of wikipedia.org

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There are many bio-ethical issues that face this generation: human cloning, the ability to influence the genetics of children in the womb and invtro fertilization. This feature looks at group of experiments from the 1920s which tried to make a human/ape hybrid and what we might learn from it for today’s bio-ethical issues.

Today’s guest is Dr. Jerry Bergman, Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Toledo Medical School in Ohio. The Acts and Facts publication published a short article by Dr. Bergman on this topic in their May 2009 edition.

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