Wednesday, 15 Feb, 2012 Science
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Scientists Working on E.chromi Bacteria that Colors Hazardous Chemicals

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In the near future synthetic biology could have a great impact on our way of life, our environment and health.

A group of synthetic biology scientists and designers from Cambridge University has come up with a daring project called E.chromi.

E.chromi is a genetically engineered bacterium that has the potential of generating colored pigments.

The invention could have a wide range of applications. For instance, it can help identify hazardous pollutants in water by producing a specific color related to each pollutant.

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