Bioluminescence: Things that Glow

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Date(s) - Tuesday, January 30, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Biotech Without Borders

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Learn how and why things glow, and take home your own glowing algae culture!

Bioluminescence, the ability to glow in the dark, has evolved separately in many living organisms. How does it work and why is it important for life? We will go over the fascinating story of this unique ability. Then we will experience it firsthand with glowing bacteria and algae. Participants will take home their very own glowing algae cultures that only need light to survive.