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Glowing kittens against AIDS
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olePigeon
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Sep 12, 2011, 12:30 PM
 
Glowing Kittens Fight Feline AIDS - ScienceNOW

I'm excited that they're making progress with FIV/HIV. When I was 9-years-old, we had to have all four of our cats put down because they all contracted FIV.

On a side note, having a glowing cat would be beneficial to my lower extremities by not stepping on the cat at night.
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turtle777
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Sep 12, 2011, 12:47 PM
 
Awesome, the possibilities are endless:

- hang a kittie from a pole - free street light
- duct tape a kittie to your car - free low beams
- nail a kittie to your ceiling - free ceiling lights



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Sep 12, 2011, 12:54 PM
 
Charming.
     
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Sep 13, 2011, 03:02 AM
 
They need to be more specific with where the glow manifests. The eyes should glow more than the rest of them.
     
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Sep 18, 2011, 10:14 AM
 
It's kind of creepy that the eyes DON'T glow actually. At least it looks that way in the pic.

As pointed out in the comments the anti-AIDS remedy doesn't have to be tied to the glow gene but I had an image of legions of glowing humans and what kind of social ramifications that would have. It would certainly be hard to sneak up on people in the dark.
     
   
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