A cat that has been genetically modified glows green This cats marks an advance in AIDS research, as its cells are able to resist the FIV virus that causes AIDS in cats (Read more)
If you’ve ever wondered WHY DO THEY DO THIS, it’s because the gene that links to the jellyfish gene that enables the glow is also ‘linked’ to the gene they’re trying to get to express fully in the organism. It’s an easy and cost-effective way to achieve this without additional (and potentially harmful to the experiment itself) testing.
I mean first time I saw this I was all “Haha, hey, they’re putting the glowing Jellyfish gene in cats, badass”
Then I READ it
AIDS RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGH ACHIEVED BY CREATING GLOW-IN-THE-DARK CAT
I WANT TO LIVE ON THIS PLANET FOREVER
oh ok wow
this is actually
a good thing
Also you’re less likely to trip on it!
what a cutie too
SCIENCE CAT, FIGHTING AIDS
they should give it a little cape
Holy shit I want a glow in the dark AIDS science cat.
you guys do mean satan cat tho right