Rappler's latest stories on organ transplantation
Like Uber, but for organs: first kidney delivered by drone
The specially designed high-tech drone was fitted with equipment to monitor the kidney along its 5-kilometer journey to its recipient: a 44-year-old woman from Baltimore who had spent 8 years on dialysis before the procedure
Brains, eyes, testes: Off-limits for transplants?
Experts say transplanting some body parts are 'currently beyond the scope of modern medicine' and raises ethical questions
Scientists gene-edit piglets, bringing transplants to humans closer
Humans can already receive pig heart valves and pancreases but scientists have long sought to make their entire organs which grow to around human size available for harvest
Scientists create first human-pig embryos
The ultimate goal is to grow functional and transplantable tissue or organs but we are far away from that says lead investigator Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
Do we have the right to modify our bodies?
Gideon Lasco: How far can we modify our body parts and bodily features?
Pig hearts may save human lives – researchers
Organ transplants between different species could potentially save thousands of lives each year