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Some consider my 2015 paper in this light, although after consultation with the NIH and the journal, we purposely did not provide the genetic sequence of the chimera in the original publication.“We never created a supervirus.” Ralph Baric explains gain-of-function research.|Rowan Jacobsen|July 26, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The resulting chimera would demonstrate whether the spike of SHC014 would attach to human cells.Inside the risky bat-virus engineering that links America to Wuhan|Rowan Jacobsen|June 29, 2021|MIT Technology Review
For years, scientists have flirted with ethical boundaries by mixing human cells with those of rats and pigs, which are relatively far from us in evolutionary terms, to reduce the chance of a mentally “humanized” chimera.Scientists Grew Human Cells in Monkey Embryos, and Yes, It’s an Ethical Minefield|Shelly Fan|April 20, 2021|Singularity Hub
In a ground-breaking experiment, researchers have successfully created the first human-monkey chimera.
While both review boards of those universities approved the consent and the study, it’s not clear if the consent included specific mention of the chimera research.
In the Iliad, a Chimera is a grotesque animal jumble, “lion-fronted and snake behind, a goat in the middle.”Delegitimizing Israel Makes Peace Harder to Achieve|Gil Troy|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course, the happy chimera still holds as a liberal canonical truth.Barack Obama’s Cairo Speech, and His Israel Problem|Marty Peretz|February 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the autumn 1944 issue of the journal Chimera: A Literary Quarterly, Barzun published “In Memoriam: R.H.P., 1907-1944.”
After the war, Chimera was edited by poet Barbara Howes and Ximena de Angulo.
The cinematic chimera was inspired by a traumatizing breakup suffered by Glodell.
Was it for some grandiose, impossible chimera, that he had taken men from quiet useful lives and the simple round of kindliness?The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
"With all the ills the flesh is heir to," true health is a chimera, an existing state unknown to man.Tyranny of God|Joseph Lewis
The Chimera was a fire-breathing monster, with the head of a lion, the tail of a dragon, and the body of a goat.Milton's Comus|John Milton
This chimera was still dear to the hearts of scientific men.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
And, if you would pursue this chimera, it is not in a democracy that you are likely to surprise it.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
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A monster in classical mythology who had the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a dragon or serpent.