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Human Organs

Human Organs Grown In Pigs May Solve Organ Donor Shortage

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 06.13.2016 | World

Back in the 90s, a deeply disturbing image surfaced on the nascent Internet: a lab mouse with something looking like a human ear grown on its back....

What Lab-Grown Human Hearts Could Mean For The Donor Crisis

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.28.2016 | Science

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have taken a big first step toward growing human hearts in a lab, which could possibly put an ...

Organs Humans Don't Need

ABC News | LAURA SPINNEY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Vestigial organs are parts of the body that once had a function but are now more-or-less useless. Probably the most famous example is the appendix, th...