Glowing trees save electricity

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  1. Stacie L profile image89
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    Glowing trees to replace street lamps
    Biologically based LEDs could be used to make trees illuminate sidewalks
    The golden glow of street lights could soon be replaced by the green fluorescence of tree leaves. Scientists from the Academia Sinica and the National Cheng Kung University in Taipei and Tainan have implanted glowing, sea urchin shaped gold nanoparticles, known as bio light emitting diodes, or bio LEDs, inside the leaves of a plant.

    The new nanoparticles could replace the electricity powered street light with biologically powered light that removes CO2 from the atmosphere 24 hours a days.
    http://msnbcmedia2.msn.com/j/MSNBC/Components/Photo/_new/101124-tech-glowing%20trees.grid-6x2.JPG
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40355608/ns … ?gt1=43001
    they save electricity and look really cool!
    wink

    1. qwark profile image55
      qwarkposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Stacie...WOW! See! There's no limit to what man can do if he lasts long enuf put his curiosity and imagination to work for the good of us all.
      The possibilities are endless!
      Qwark

  2. Urbane Chaos profile image98
    Urbane Chaosposted 7 years ago

    That's just wild.. Would be cool though if they could do it!

  3. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 7 years ago

    That is just crazy stuff! Next thing you know food replicators will be a realistic invention for the not so distant future. Man kids today are going to see some crazy stuff happen in this old world of ours wink

  4. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    Thats awesome. We just got all are street lights replaced but they dont look like those.

 
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