Sunday, January 16, 2005

Glow-in-the-Dark Gold Fish

Well, Taikong's TK-1 Flourescent Ricefish, to be precise (video).

I don't know quite what to make of this; is it a cool technology demonstration, an abominable manipulation of the genes of a species to satisfy mere asthetic concerns, or a better place to start developing GM expertise than, say, experimentally manipulating the genes of food intended for human consumption?