bioluminescent world

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a world that illuminates itself without the need of electricity? Or how much fun it would be to eat a bowl of ice cream that glows? These ideas are quickly moving from the realm of science fiction to a very palpable reality. From ...

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Today is Earth Day, so we wanted to talk a little about deforestation, its impact on our world, and why it's so important to take care of our trees.   According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, carbon dioxide gas (commonly called CO2) is the leading cause of global warming. There are many other ...

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14 ways to get involved for Earth Day 2017

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, and this year the theme is “Environmental and Climate Literacy.” Now more than ever, in a time of easily accessible misinformation and bad science, it’s hugely important that we promote literacy and knowledge especially with regard to climate change. This is growing increasingly apparent as we’re seeing bigger ...

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We at Biopop may be artists and purveyors of super cool bioluminescent toys, but first and foremost, we are scientists. Specifically biologists. And as such, we are very aware of the means by which many of this planet's organisms reproduce: Mammals are vivaporous (meaning they birth live, mostly-developed babies), chickens lay eggs, and dinoflagellates reproduce ...

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