Laura Goodall posted in E. coli • genetic engineering • glowing bacteria • hazardous substances and new organisms act • law • legal • new organism • Siouxsie Wiles on April 8th, 2015.
Glowing green bacteria has been produced illegally in New Zealand using mail-order kits from America, Tom Hunt reports in The Dominion Post. The kits, ordered by educational institutes, contain harmless E. coli bacteria and plasmids with a gene for glowing under UV light. While these separately don’t pose a legal problem, educators that combine them to produce glowing bacteria are […]
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