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Neoplants hopes to curb indoor air pollution with bioengineered houseplants

A commonly heard phrase in gardens (and among gardeners) is “to plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” Although the creator, Audrey Hepburn, was almost certainly not referring to synthetic biology, she could have been talking about one of the more recently launched companies in the field. Paris-based company Neoplants uses bioengineering and directed …

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This bio-engineered houseplant claims to purify the air as effectively as 30 air purifiers

Neoplants has genetically modified a plant to do the job of 30 air purifiers. Neoplants have been modified at the DNA level to produce new enzymes capable of metabolizing air pollutants. The Neo P1 will be available for $179. A Parisian startup “Neoplantes” has genetically modified a plant to do the job of 30 air …

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This bioengineered houseplant claims to clean the air as efficiently as 30 air purifiers

Neoplants has genetically modified a plant to do the work of 30 air purifiers. The Neoplants have been modified at the DNA level to produce new enzymes that can metabolize air pollutants. The Neo P1 will be available for $179. A Paris-based startup ‘Neoplants’ has genetically modified a plant to do the work of 30 …

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