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by 1389 on May 8, 2014

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Baboons With 2 Hearts & Pigs With Human DNA

Published on May 2, 2014 by SciShow
Hank reveals two breakthroughs in the burgeoning science of xenotransplantation, the transplant of tissues across species. By the end of it, you’ll want to hug your nearest pig!

PS Sorry if the intro is too quiet.
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