In Pictures: 2013’s geekiest 25th anniversaries

A look back at the most memorable tech-related happenings of 1988


No, not a computer peripheral. The Oncomouse, also known as the Harvard mouse, is a genetically modified lab animal that carries a specific gene called an activated oncogene. In 1988, its “inventors” were granted a patent. That patent expired in 2005.

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