Glow in the Dark Plants
With the discovery of synthetic biology scientists have been presented with a host of possibilities to synthesize new life forms. A group of scientists have begun crowdfunding to develop and release an unregulated synthetic biology project. 

Hoping to give new meaning to the term “natural light,” a small group of biotechnology hobbyists and entrepreneurs has started a project to develop plants that glow, potentially leading the way for trees that can replace electric street lamps and potted flowers luminous enough to read by.
… What could possibly go wrong?

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10 months ago | 12:43pm

Glow in the Dark Plants

With the discovery of synthetic biology scientists have been presented with a host of possibilities to synthesize new life forms. A group of scientists have begun crowdfunding to develop and release an unregulated synthetic biology project. 

Hoping to give new meaning to the term “natural light,” a small group of biotechnology hobbyists and entrepreneurs has started a project to develop plants that glow, potentially leading the way for trees that can replace electric street lamps and potted flowers luminous enough to read by.

… What could possibly go wrong?

Read the complete article here

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    The only thing I can think of at the time about why this would be a problem, are birds and light pollution. Birds...
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    Stop. Stop now.
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