Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Transgenic, Glowing Animals

Today the Nobel Prize committee announced the Nobel in chemistry would go to a group of US and Japanese researchers who discovered the green fluorescent protein (GFP) in jellyfish and transformed it into one of the most powerful research tools in genomics. Although GFP can make glowing kitties (above), glowing… » 10/08/08 11:20am 10/08/08 11:20am