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The weird and wonderful world of bioluminescence: Edith Widder on TED.com

Posted by: Tedstaff

In the deep, dark ocean, many sea creatures make their own light for hunting, mating and self-defense. Bioluminescence expert Edith Widder was one of the first to film this glimmering world. At TED2011, she brings some of her glowing friends onstage, and shows more astonishing footage of glowing undersea life. (Recorded at TED2011, March 2011, in Long Beach, CA. Duration: 12:46)

Watch Edith Widder’s talk on TED.com, where you can download it, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 900+ TEDTalks.