Friday, 22 February 2008

Interview: ‘Artificial is not bad’

David Bueno i Torrens, Professor of Genetics at the Universitat de Barcelona and author of Òrgans a la carta (Organs on Demand), specialises in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, based on the idea of repairing worn out tissues and organs with new ones grown in the lab. He talks about cultivating organs, exchanging DNA with cows, and Walt Disney's future. (Full story in printed edition).