The British government has approved an experiment which will create the first animal/human hybrid embryo. Scientists will study the embryo, which will be 99.9% human, and .01% cow, to gain a better understanding of debilitating conditions like Parkinson's disease (and presumably, mad cow disease):
Read about it.
In the future, this will surely be new genre art. Like... rather than Duschamp-esque installations, we'll be combining the DNA of human beings and muskrats or something like that.