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Star with Darwin

If your on-camera persona is up to snuff, you could appear in a film about Charles Darwin, reports the Guardian. The Darwin Aloud project is calling for videos of people reading an excerpt from On the Origin of Species in their native language in front of a landmark, a scientifically important site, or other scenery. The deadline is May 31st, so dust off your recorder and get shooting.

The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.