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Science Creates Glowing Kittens, Monkeys and Sheep!

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Published on May 2, 2013

Everything seems to be glowing these days! First glowing plants, now... sheep! Anthony reports on the fluorescent protein that's turning animals bioluminescent, and the implications it has for science.

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"Over millions of years, many animals on Earth have evolved to make it tougher for predators to hunt them."

"Glowing Animals: Beasts Shining for Science"
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"In 1961 researcher Osamu Shimomura of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts noticed a molecule in this jellyfish that glowed bright green under ultraviolet light."

"Glow-in-the-dark Sheep: Genetically Modified At Uruguay Lab [VIDEO]"
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"Scientists in Uruguay have genetically modified sheep to glow in the dark. The fluorescent sheep are a world first, the scientists report."

"Green-glowing monkeys have green-glowing babies"
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"Japanese researchers have genetically engineered monkeys whose hair roots, skin and blood glow green under a special light, and who have passed on their traits to their offspring, the first time this has been achieved in a primate"

"Glowing cats shed light on Aids"
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-env...
"Cats that have been genetically modified to glow in the dark are being used to gain insights into Aids."

"Green pig gives birth to glowing piglets"
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"China sees results as progress toward growing organs for human transplant"

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