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Glowing Dogs Cloned in South Korea

On this one, I have one thing to say….  Wow!

I’m a little overwhelmed by the idea is all.

Scientists in South Korea have claimed to have cloned the worlds first “glowing” dogs.  A litter of Beagle puppies, dubbed “Ruppies”, a combination of the word ruby and puppies, were engineered to glow red under ultraviolet light.  The puppies parts where the skin is normally more thin, appears red at all times, regardless of the light conditions.

Read the entire story at http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/Health/wireStory?id=7447906

Yep.  Just what the world needs….  scary glowing puppies.  If nothing else, I truly hope the genes introduced into their DNA do not compromise their health or ability to live normal functioning lives.