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Transgenic marmosets by ev on 28 May 2009 6:24pm
 
Photo: "Newborn transgenic marmoset offspring Kei and Kou. Under UV light the skin on the soles of their feet glow green. Scientists have shown that a gene they slipped into a monkey was transmitted to the offspring."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/picturesoftheday/5399537/Pictures-of-the-day-28-May-2009.html
 
Re: Transgenic marmosets by sighthound on 29 May 2009 5:38am
 
My first response was that I just don't wanna know but this does have great promise for research in combatting genetic disorders.
 
Re: Transgenic marmosets by suzulu on 29 May 2009 1:17pm
 
Good grief! Not sure if I agree with this.
 
Re: Transgenic marmosets by ev on 29 May 2009 7:08pm
 
But you gotta admit they look pretty cute, green glowing feet aside.. :P
 
Re: Transgenic marmosets by kazzzz on 30 May 2009 1:49pm
 
Oh that can't be good :(
 
Re: Transgenic marmosets by mrsthing on 31 May 2009 3:03am
 
They are cute, but I have to say I feel squeamish about useless genetic experimentation.
 



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