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Genetically Modifed Animals in Photos

by amanda on May 18, 2009 · 0 comments

in misc

090514-02-glowing-monkey_bigSitting aside the ethnically debates about cloning and genetically modifying animals,  National Geographic has some awesome photographs of animals “glowing for science.”

Many of the animals, like the rhesus monkey pictured, have been modified for medical research (he is being studies for Huntington’s disease research).  Some of the animals pictures glow naturally, like scorpions.  Others, like the zebra fish, just glow because someone thought it would be cool to do.

The photographs and information about how it was done are pretty interesting.  Though, I prefer animals that don’t glow in the dark.

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