Glowing Tadpole

February 8, 2013 at 3:28 pm Leave a comment


GLOWING TADPOLE: This tiny tadpole serves as a chemical sentinel, fluorescing when in contact with contaminants and more brightly with increasing exposure. Thanks to its small size, which can be used in an automated read-out system, the tadpoles can be used to test large number of water samples.

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