Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism. Bioluminescence occurs widely in marine vertebrates and invertebrates, as well as in some fungi, microorganisms and terrestrial invertebrates. Some Symbiotic organisms carried within larger organisms produce light.
Seems like there’s always a study that comes along once in a while describing yet another peculiar squid ability. The latest was discovered by postdoctoral researcher at the University of Rhode Island who discovered a never before seen defensive tactic in any other type of squid species which involved jettisoning parts of its arm when attacked. Just [...]
We at ZME Science love futuristic designs, but above all we love innovative energy efficient solutions. The latest avantgarde lighting set-up from Philips would fit better in an art gallery than in a home, however what it lacks in practicability, it more than makes up in beauty, and moreover in principle – that energy is [...]
Strollers along the San Diego shoreline experienced their own kind of Northern Lights these past few days, only the western coast equivalent is less about skyline astral projections, and more about a grand neon blue light show luminating from within the ocean’s waves. And less cold. The event is actually a bioluminescence phenomenon and is [...]