Green Plastic & Glowing Trees?

Posted: November 12, 2010 in Being Green, Green Technology

Cheap “Green” Plastic Coming Our Way?

Scientists at the Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered a way to mutate common plants into creating specific enzymes that will reduce our need to source petroleum based chemicals (slightly ironic as petroleum comes from ancient decomposed plant matter).  Read more here.

Replacing Street Lamps with Light Emitting Trees?

Scientists have discovered a way to introduce gold nanoparticles into trees which allows them to give off light.  Read more here.

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