Scientists Create Beagle Puppy Clone That Glows in the Dark

Posted on July 31, 2011

Glow in the dark Beagle Puppy Paw


Seoul National University researchers genetically engineered a dog that glows when placed under ultraviolet light. The glow in the dark beagle puppy, named Tagon, is also a clone. The dog's ability to glow can be triggered on and off by adding a drug (a doxycycline antibiotic) to its food. The scientists hope the cloning technique will lead to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's cures. The same researchers created glowing cats in 2007. Take a look:



Photos: Seoul National University

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