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Glow-stick worms!

Credit: Dimitri Deheyn, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
One common sea worm has a rather uncommon trick: Chaeteopterus variopedatus – also known as the parchment tube worm for the paperlike tubes it builds…Read More »





for itself and lives within throughout its life — secretes a bioluminescent mucus that makes it glow blue.

Now, scientists are a step closer to understanding the mechanisms behind the worm's glow.

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