A 100-Watt Wilbur

A cloned pig whose genes were altered to make it glow fluorescent green from its snout, trotters, and tongue has passed on the Day-Glo trait to its kids. A professor at the Northeast Agricultural University in China says this could lead to the breeding of pigs for human transplant organs. Why anyone would want a fluorescent kidney or liver is a mystery, but if they can get the glow a little brighter the pigs might make a good replacement for energy inefficient incandescent bulbs.

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