Zoology GlowFish Nightlights

Discussion in 'Zoology' started by Zsandmann, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. Zsandmann

    Zsandmann Premium Member

    The first truely genetically engineered pet, the GlowFish glow like fireflies because they had genes added to them from a glowing jellyfish to cause glowing fins. I think its neat, others think its wrong. The main issue is how did they do it and how could this technology be used to splice other organisms with new traits. I know I read where they put spider genes in a goat and now they goatmilk contains spider silk and can be used to make some superstrong fabric.

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    Source: http://www.sciscoop.com/story/2003/6/26/72442/4245

    The fish are sterile so they cant make it on their own and expect to pay $15-20 each when they make it in the US.
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    What would be awesome is if they could do it to my eyes WITHOUT causing damage of course. But, wouldn`t that be cool looking with glowing eyes.
     
  3. oddtodd

    oddtodd Premium Member

    those boys would blind my procosthamus !! ( algea eater) . Do they actually glow , or are they black light flourescent ?

    gonna have to look up that goat milk webbing !! cool post !