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Genetically Altered Glowing Flower on Display in Tokyo

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<a href="http://on.aol.com/video/genetically-altered-glowing-flower-on-display-in-tokyo-518490096"> </a> This torenia flower is a bit spooky. Researchers at Japan's National Museum of Nature and Science designed it that way. The normally white flower was genetically modified to glow when exposed to blue light, using it as an energy source to trigger the fluorescent plankton proteins that were inserted into its genome to activate. The Museum's Fumitaka Wakabayashi says the glowing flower is a first.