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In a first, Scientists successfully transplant two kidneys from genetically modified pig into brain dead man

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Researchers on Thursday reported the latest in a surprising string of experiments in the quest to save human lives with organs from genetically modified pigs. This time around, surgeons in Alabama transplanted a pig's kidneys into a brain-dead man - a step-by-step rehearsal for an operation they hope to try in living patients possibly later this year.