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Friday, November 12, 2004

  Odd applications for genetic engineering

Deer that glow in the dark



and Hypoallergenic cats?

A correspondent reacts:Slashdot, google.

What next? I was rather struck by the tone of allerca's web site, no matter how hard they tried they seemed to be straining at presenting their "product" as a loveable animal. They might have done better by trying to talk about it as a new breed of cat... and taking rhetoric from cat breeder sites.

I can't help but wonder what sort of testing was done to create these animals. And, what happens, when, inevitably, they escape into the wild and cross breed with other cats.... Is it a monsanto scenario? Does the genetic modification persist across generations?


 
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Cute blog. Please visit my cat calendar blog. It is all about cat calendar.
 
Just surfing around late night and came upon your blog...I liked it.
My site about Residential Voip is hard to have a blog for VOIP stuff and boring too
 
I have a costume pet site. It pretty much covers costume pet related stuff. Check it out if you get time :-)
 
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