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Beijing is Working on Creating ‘Super Pigs’ to beat China’s Pork Shortage

Scientists in China have been trying to beat the country’s alarming pork shortage by creating the so-called ‘super pigs’ using gene-editing technologies. More than one million pigs have been killed in China – the world’s largest pork producer and consumer – since an outbreak of African swine fever was reported there last year.

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