Archive for March 17th, 2010

Tobacco Plant Engineered To Clean Up Environmental Toxin

A team of scientists have genetically engineered a tobacco plant in order to effectively clean out toxins found in pond scum. This may someday provide another use for the plant known to cause diseases in people by way of cigarettes and smoking. Thanks to the researchers from the UK, the tobacco plant can be used to help clean up the environment by getting rid of toxins found in ponds.Scientists from the University of London have genetically altered a tobacco plant in order to produce an antibody…