Pigs

Alarming new "superbug" gene found in animals and people in China

A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China - including in samples of bacteria with epidemic potential, researchers said on Wednesday.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Scientists grow human organs for transplant inside pigs

Scientists in the United States are trying to grow human organs inside pigs.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

Alarming new "superbug" gene found in animals and people in China

A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China - including in samples of bacteria with epidemic potential, researchers said on Wednesday.