Piglets get glow-in-the-dark treatment with jellyfish DNA

12/30/2013 | Verge, The

South China Agricultural University researchers have engineered 10 piglets to glow green under black light after using a technique that the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Medicine created. The scientists injected pig embryos with a fluorescent protein found in jellyfish DNA, resulting in the glowing piglets. Researchers say the technique can be used to more economically develop medicines and therapies for conditions such as hemophilia.

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