Scientists hold China’s first successfully cloned pigs, born in 2006 in Harbin, Heilongjiang province. Photo: EyePress News

Chinese scientists say they’re close to trials transplanting pig organs into humans

But they still need the green light from government

Topic |   China science

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Scientists hold China’s first successfully cloned pigs, born in 2006 in Harbin, Heilongjiang province. Photo: EyePress News
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Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen investigates major research projects in China, a new power house of scientific and technological innovation. He has worked for the Post since 2006. He is an alumnus of Shantou University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Semester at Sea programme which he attended with a full scholarship from the Seawise Foundation.