It's not like they needed to prove a technique--as has already been pointed out, the technique has already been demonstrated to work. Just seems really pointless to make glow-in-the-dark sheep.
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."