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Groundbreaking human-pig organ transplants inch closer with testing in the dead

New York researchers transplanted pig hearts into two brain-dead people over the last month, the latest in a string of developments in the long quest to one day save human lives with animal organs. The experiments announced Tuesday come after a historic but failed attempt earlier this year...

How pigs will save thousands of human lives through organ transplants

Dr. Robert Montgomery made history last September when he became the first surgeon to successfully transplant a pig kidney into a living person. It’s a victory that’s especially sweet for the 62-year-old doctor, who’s only alive today because of a transplant.  Montgomery was born...
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