Glowing plants: will they substitute outdoor lighting fixtures?

Scientists in California, USA, are well on their way of creating a plant, that by the concept of bioluminescence, they say could be the future of outdoor lighting. The core team of “Glowing Plant” launched a campaign on the website to raise funds for their innovative project and in early June 2013 they collected its funded goal of $484,000 USD necessary to print the needed DNA sequences and insert them into a small flowering plant member of the mustard family. But as WOW as it sounds, is it a cool idea or a terrible one? Weiterlesen