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  • The Wide Angle: Top 10 Eccentric Transgenic Animals By Amy Drew on Discovery Channel Website. 2009 “Although the idea may seem freaky, transgenic species breeding is controlled by federal regulations that require researchers to demonstrate that an engineered animal offers a scientific or medical benefit. Still, animal research remains a contentious issue, and a May 2009 Gallup poll found that 43 percent of Americans believe medical research on animals to be "morally unacceptable." Regardless of the controversy, these animals comprise a diverse group that hails from all corners of the animal kingdom and show a range of applications from combating disease to improving the environment. Here are ten of the most eccentric transgenic animals”: http://dsc.discovery.com/technology/tech-10/genetic-engineering/10-transgenic-animals-11.html
  • “Genetically engineered meat close to your table” November 22nd 2008 Toronto Star http://www.thestar.com/Comment/article/541710"
  • “Bioengineered pigs may offer environmental benefits” BioSmart Brief November 17th 2008
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