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MIT students create plant that glows, can replace street lights

MIT students create plant that glows, can replace street lights

The students of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created living plants that illuminate like a lamp and can replace street lights. These bioluminescent plants were created using luciferase which used by the fireflies to emit light. This enzyme was then injected into a watercress plant. A nanoparticle carrier was also created to make sure that the enzymes reach the right parts of the plant.

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