Students at Singapore Polytechnic have developed a plant that glows green when it’s thirsty.  They did this by genetically modifying a plant using a green fluorescent marker gene from a jellyfish.  Apparently, seeing the ‘glow’ with the naked eye is difficult, but viewing from an optical sensor developed in collaboration makes the feat possible.

Special Plant that Glows to Indicates Thirst [Reuters]



Christen Costa

 
Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."