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Science + Puppies = Glow In The Dark Puppies by -Z- by -Z-
Remember glow worms, 80's kids? Kinda like that!

Remember glow worms, 80's kids? Kinda like that!

No joke, this is Ruppy the Puppy. And she is the world’s first transgenic dog.  She was created by cloning fibroblast cells that express a red fluorescent gene produced by sea anemones. 

New Scientist has the full article, and more pictures (of her non-glowing…she’s fucking adorable. I want her for a nightlight and friendly companion).

While the practice of cloning these pups is sort of useless, it still tells me that science is cool.  And that I want a glow-in-the-dark puppy.  Who will buy this for me?

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“While the practice of cloning these pups is sort of useless, it still tells me that science is cool.”

ahahahahahaha
Well said.

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