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Star Trek-inspired device to detect rogue genetically modified organisms in the wild

Although controversial, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can have a tremendous benefits in terms of preventing disease, fighting emerging "superbugs" and producing food. But a GMO that "escapes" its intended environment may end up wreaking havoc on the natural ecosystem. To combat this, a team at Rice University is developing a device, inspired by a Star Trek tricorder, that can scan water samples to detect the presence of GMO-associated proteins in the wild.
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