UK scientists have applied for permission to create embryos by fusing human DNA with cow eggs.
Researchers from Newcastle University and Kings College, London, have asked the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority for a three-year licence.
The hybrid human-bovine embryos would be used for stem cell research and would not be allowed to develop for more than a few days.
I guess they want to create a missteak or perhaps dairy farms will start delivering the milk of human kindness.
Kathy Shaidle’s headline was Don’t have a man-cow.