Bioengineers look to plants to replace light bulbs

05/6/2013 | Popular Science

A group of scientists has begun raising funds for research into bioluminescent bacteria that they say could one day lead to the creation of glowing plants and replace traditional light bulbs. The team, which has already raised $200,000 on Kickstarter, plans to use sophisticated software to synthesize the genes of the bacteria and inject them into living plants.

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