All That Glows | April 3, 2006 Issue - Vol. 84 Issue 14 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 84 Issue 14 | pp. 36-38
Issue Date: April 3, 2006

All That Glows

Bioluminescence provides practical applications while still remaining a mystery
Department: Science & Technology

Three young boys run into the darkened exhibit space. They stop in their tracks in the middle of the hall and stare at the glowing displays and video screens of strange luminescent creatures looming above them. "This is so cool!"

Geared mainly toward kids, an exhibit currently at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville called "Glow: Living Lights" guides visitors through a brief overview of the fascinating world of bioluminescence. Glowing tanks . . .

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