Think Breast is Best? Try Udder

Allison Guy
April 16th 2011

Scientists in China have created transgenic cows that produce 'human' milk.  The researchers boosted the fat content of the milk and added three types of proteins, unique to humans, that help to bolster the immune systems of infants.  Due to hit shelves in ten year's time, the genetically modified milk would help infants whose mothers cannot or chose not to nurse - and would perhaps put predatory formula companies out of business.  As for the taste?  According to the lead researcher, it's "stronger than normal milk."

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