MIT scientists use nanoparticles to engineer glowing plants

Imagine reading by plant light, and glow-in-the-dark trees instead of street lamps. That's on the horizon thanks to these engineers.

Two nanobionic light-emitting watercress plants shine onto 'Paradise Lost'. Reflective paper was used to increase the glow here. (Photo: Seon-Yeong Kwak at MIT)
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