A Majority of Americans Support Using Biotechnology to Grow Human Organs in Animals for Transplants

August 21, 2018

(Pew Research) – Almost six-in-ten Americans (57%) consider it an appropriate use of technology to genetically engineer animals to grow organs or tissues that could be used for humans needing a transplant, while 41% say this would be going too far, according to a new survey by Pew Research Center. The findings are part of a larger pattern that reveals Americans are more likely to support the bioengineering of animals if it benefits human health.

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