Tagged: Fluorescence

Typical fluorescence increase in young adult worm killed by a hot pick 0

The Blue Wave of Death

This is a really amazing bit of research into what happens to a dying worm. Researchers have discovered a burst of intense blue fluorescence, visible under UV light, that propagates through the worm in...


Glowing Japanese Eels and UnaG

Even though the original paper is not Open Access, this is still some awesome research. • A green fluorescent protein has been identified and isolated for the first time in a vertebrate. This protein...


Coral Under Confocal

Maybe it’s because I’ve been doing a lot of confocal imaging lately, but clearly I’ve got confocal on my mind. This beautiful video got an ‘Honorable Mention’ at the 2012 International Science Visualization Challenge,...