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Genetically modified cows produce “human” milk

Scientists in China introduced human genes to cows


 

Chinese scientists have created genetically modified cows that can produce “human” milk by introducing human genes into 200 cows. Human milk has nutrients that help boost babies’ immune systems, and these scientists say the cows’ milk could provide an alternative to human breast milk and baby formula, which has been called an inferior substitute. Their research has the backing of a large biotechnology company. ”The milk tastes stronger than normal milk,” said lead researcher Ning Li, director of the State Key Laboratory for AgroBiotechnology at the China Agricultural University. ”Within 10 years, people will be able to pick up these products at the supermarket.”

Sydney Morning Herald


 
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Genetically modified cows produce “human” milk

  1. this is insane!

  2. this is insane!

  3. Insanely delicious!

  4. Insanely delicious!

  5. Introducing human genes into animals is the crassest of unethical practices. In fact, is this not legal? If so, then the milk would not likely be suitable for sale here.

    Babies should get their milk from their mothers. I can see that, when a mother's production is insufficient, this could provide an alternative.

  6. Genes are the Mothers' Milk frankenscience.

  7. Genes are the Mothers' Milk frankenscience.

  8. As long as the cows don’t start chatting up the milk factories, I’m all for it.

  9. As long as the cows don’t start chatting up the milk factories, I’m all for it.

    • Don't be too quick to be all for it … this is franscience at its worse.

  10. … when a mothers production is insufficient there is no alternative except formula … never should we screw around with gm's and babies let alone any human.

  11. … when a mothers production is insufficient there is no alternative except formula … never should we screw around with gm's and babies let alone any human.

  12. Don't be too quick to be all for it … this is franscience at its worse.

  13. As a breastfeeding mother I find this abhorrent!

  14. As a breastfeeding mother I find this abhorrent!

  15. i need milk LOL

  16. i need milk LOL

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