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Researchers have grown mammal embryos later into development than ever before in an artificial womb. Vitalii Kyryk/WikimediaCommons

Lab–grown embryos and human–monkey hybrids: Medical marvels or ethical missteps?

Researchers have grown the first human-monkey hybrid embryos as well as mouse embryos in artificial wombs late into development. These biomedical breakthroughs raise different ethical quandaries.
A whale dives in Disko Bay, off the west coast of Greenland, where a hybrid narwhal-beluga skull was found. Shutterstock

An unusual skull turns out to be the offspring of a beluga and a narwhal

A skull found in West Greenland is proven to be the first-generation male offspring of a female narwhal and male beluga whale. The creature's unusual diet may have been a result of its strange teeth.

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