Glow-cean

Bioluminescence in the coast

  Under the sea, Under the sea, Down where it’s….BRIGHTER take it from me? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Some animals have a certain “glow”. It’s called BIOLUMINESCENCE! They use it to communicate in the ocean. But Séverine Martini and Steven Haddock from the

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Glowing Squids

photograph of a humboldt squid swimming in the deep ocean

A light in the darkness…what is it trying to tell us? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Welcome to the MIDNIGHT ZONE. Where strange creatures wander through a pitch black eternal night. But what’s that mysterious glow…?   Benjamin Burford’s team at Stanford University looked where

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Glowing Sharks

Lions and tigers and glowing sharks, oh my? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying: We’re gonna need a bigger boat! Lots of ocean-dwelling animals glow. Biofluorescence allows a marine animal–say, a shark–to take in light and convert it to a different color. What color?

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