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Researchers genetically engineer glow-in-the-dark rabbits to aid research
ISTANBUL (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Researchers in Hawaii and Istanbul have genetically engineered a pair of glow-in-the-dark bunnies.
Turkish scientists used a technique developed at the University of Hawaii to inject fluorescent protein from jellyfish DNA into a mother rabbit's embryo in a lab.
When the 8 little bunnies were born earlier this month, two glowed green under blacklight.
The point of the research is to trace genetic transfers and help track pollutants as they travel through the body.