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Written on January 13, 2006, and categorized as Secret and Invisible.
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It seems like Dr Seuss was right, We’ve green eggs and ham tonight..

Happy Full Moon to our glowing porcine friends!

A research team at National Taiwan University claims it has succeeded in breeding three male green pigs by injecting fluorescent green protein into embryonic pigs. Partially green pigs exist elsewhere, but the Taiwanese pigs are believed to be the only ones that are green inside out, including their hearts and internal organs. In the dark, they glow bright neon green. The pigs will reportedly be used in stem cell research and in the study of several human diseases. (ABC NEWS)

BBC Video of them here.

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This thing has 4 Comments

  1. Indigobusiness
    Posted 13 January, 2006 at 7:08 pm | Permalink

    Gene splicing is troubling. As much promise as it portends, the dangers are untold. The pace at which technology outpaces ethical considerations is one thing, but the cart before the horse of a natural world constantly seeking a balance is
    potentially cataclysmic.

    This is the Jurassic park of cell biology.

  2. :: jozjozjoz ::
    Posted 15 January, 2006 at 2:17 am | Permalink

    Those Taiwanese scientists!

  3. karma
    Posted 16 January, 2006 at 12:49 am | Permalink


  4. Krislan
    Posted 22 January, 2006 at 10:20 am | Permalink

    this is disturbingly fascinating!

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