Scientists have made plants that light up. They will light up our . The scientists work in the USA. They hope their plant lights could replace lights and street lights. Professor Michael Strano said his hopes the plant lights will help the . He said: "The is to make a plant that will function as a lamp - a lamp that don't have to plug in. The light is…powered by the …of the plant."
The for the plant lights came from . They took the in fireflies that makes them glow. They put thing into and watercress leaves to make them glow. The plants glowed for four hours. Professor Strano said he wanted to treat a plant just one time and have it light up, "for the of the plant". He said plant lights will be a of our life. He said: "We think this is an idea whose has come."