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Genome scientist Craig Venter, 2012 laureate,  in deal to make humanized pig organs

Genome pioneer J. Craig Venter is teaming up with a unit of United Therapeutics Corp to develop pig lungs that have been genetically altered to be compatible with humans, a feat that, if successful, could address the urgent need for transplant organs for people with end-stage lung disease.

Read Reuters article, May 6, 2012