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+ - China heralds Year of the Fluorescent Green Pig

Apocalypse111 writes: Chinese scientists have successfully bred partially green fluorescent pigs which they hope will boost stem cell research. A research team at the Northeast Agricultural University in Harbin managed to breed three transgenic pigs by injecting fluorescent green protein into embryonic pigs, Xinhua quoted Professor Liu Zhonghua as saying. "The mouth, trotters and tongue of the pigs are green under ultraviolet light," said Liu.

Finally, one step closer to realizing my dream of green eggs and ham!

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