The Science Behind a Firefly's Flash

July 24, 2015 - How do fireflies glow? The age-old question has long puzzled scientists. Now Bruce Branchini of Connecticut College and colleagues at Yale University have re-created a firefly's glow in their lab. The work lights the way to more discoveries, and it could lead to exciting applications in medicine.

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Video courtesy of the American Chemical Society