Scientists have created the first genetically modified monkeys that can pass their new genetic attributes to their offspring, and in the process have created neon monkeys, adding a gene to the animals to allow them to glow under ultraviolet light. The ability of the monkeys to pass the gene on to their offspring should allow scientists to further study illnesses like Parkinson's and test new treatments. However, the research has drawn criticism from some quarters due to the close relation between monkeys and humans.
A London driver has received compensation from Lambeth Council after clampers lifted her car, painted double yellow lines under it, and then towed it away leaving her with fines that eventually reached nearly €2,400.
An openly gay teenage boy was voted prom queen at a Los Angeles school last week, prompting a changing perspective on gender and sexuality roles of an American. Sergio Garcia, 18, said at the ceremony that although he was wearing a suit, "don't be fooled, deep down I am a queen."
A former English steel worker,?Charlie Bell, has broken what is possibly one of the most unpleasant world records – transporting 17kg of live maggots from one container to another. In his mouth.
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