Transgenic sneaker company grows custom designs on genetically…

Rayfish, a custom footwear company, is marketing leather sneakers that come in every color from shimmering gold to neon green, in patterns that mimick giraffes, zebras, leopard, and lady bugs. And they claim that these designs are grown directly on the hides of custom-engineered stingrays. But are these sneakers for… » 6/02/12 10:30am 6/02/12 10:30am

Transgenic Sculptures Imagine the Fruits of Genetic Manipulation

Patricia Piccinini’s silicone sculptures imagine a not-so-distant future where humans have mastered genetic manipulation and can create animals to serve their every emotional, social, and ecological need. Her transgenic creations serve as companions for children, protectors for endangered species, and even surrogate… » 11/16/08 8:00am 11/16/08 8:00am