Mario Recreated In Petri Dish

In the name of science and awesome, researchers from the University of Osaka in Japan created this Mario in a petri dish. How?

By genetically engineering bacteria to express fluorescent proteins and carotenoid pigments. The result?

Mario from Super Mario Bros.

*applause*

Masterworks in Petri dishes [NewScientist Thanks, Tommy!]


Comments

    Screw a cure for cancer or AIDs, let's make mario!

    Wish they got us to do this sorta stuff in microbiology/biochemistry classes.

    That is awesome!

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