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What makes glowworms grow?

  • Aired: 02/05/2018
  • 05:00
  • Rating: NR
If you were to gaze upon a cave full of New Zealand glow worms, you may think you’re looking at a star-lit night sky. Using a small organ at the end of their bodies, these tiny gnat larvae illuminate surfaces of the caves and ravine walls they call home. In this segment, we meet biochemists on a mission to discover the molecular basis for the glow worm’s bioluminescence.
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