Glow in the Dark Cats

Fox News reports:

Cats that can glow in the dark from a new genetic  engineering technique are helping scientists study molecules that could stop AIDS,  researchers announced Sept. 11.

So far, the researchers have created three  genetically engineered kittens that can glow green and pass this gene onto their  offspring. They explained that cats are much better models for AIDS viruses than  are mice and other animals.

In addition to opening a window into the virus in  humans, the cat research may end up helping the felines themselves, the  researchers said…

Read more here.

Also, I see that glow in the dark dogs exist as well!

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TAC Priest in South Africa.
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