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Panel says neural transplants into animals are ethical
4/14/2021

A panel of ethics and legal experts found that neural organoids, neural transplants in animals and chimeras are "powerful models" for research with "strong moral arguments in favor," and current rules and oversight are adequate. Neural organoids lack the cells for consciousness, but neural transplants into nonhuman primates may require oversight by specialized animal care committees following a tiered supervision framework, the panel said.

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