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Canada's annual inflation rate highest since 1991

Headline inflation in Canada hit a 30-year high at the end of 2021 with warnings from economists that the pace of price increases could rise even higher and stirring expectations of a central bank response before the month is over.

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Pig kidneys transplanted into brain-dead human donor in new study

For the first time, scientists have successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig kidney into the body of a brain-dead human, an important step toward animal organs potentially becoming viable for transplants to save human lives in the future, something that could help address organ shortages worldwide.

The surgical team prepares the abdomen of the recipient for xenotransplantation. (Jeff Myers/UAB)