Innovation is an essential component of any society or community that seeks to avoid the trappings of conformity. To that end, I introduce the first post in an occasional series titled “Innovation All Around Us”.
Glow in the Dark Trees
“San Francisco-based entrepreneur Antony Evans has come up with a radical idea for curbing power usage: “What if we use trees to light our streets instead of electric street lamps?””
This basic science behind this idea is to “…insert genes from bioluminescent bacteria into a species of flora as a first step to creating glowing trees”[i]
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