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Researchers Engineer E. coli Bacteria to Produce Colorful Living Images

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Researchers Engineer E. coli Bacteria to Produce Colorful Living Images

A team of researchers, led by Christopher Voigt, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has successfully engineered E Coli bacteria to emit colorful images. The team’s intricate process is unprecedented and has numerous potential applications in the medical field, and even in the oil and gas industry.

[Image Source: Felice Frankel via NewScientist]

Bacteria photography

More than 10 years ago, Christopher Voigt and his MIT research team engineered Escherichia Coli (E Coli) bacteria cultures to generate black-and-white photo negatives that reflect patterns of light shone onto the bacteria’s dish. The team’s research then only included four genes to produce black pigmentation when the bacteria senses light.

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