Glow-in-the-dark sharks and other stunning sea creatures | David Gruber

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Just a few meters below the waves, marine biologist and explorer-photographer David Gruber discovered something amazing — a surprising new range of sea creatures that glow in many colors in the ocean’s dim blue light. Join his journey in search of biofluorescent sharks, seahorses, sea turtles and more, and learn how these light-up creatures could illuminate a new understanding of our own brains.

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valeriesworld says:

Really awesome video, best of luck in your research!!!!

J Morgan says:


Dave Smith says:

little green men from outer space just got crazy possible (but yes i said outer space not Mars!). Its very cool there's a shark that glows! i guess most people probably only think of jellyfish and GM goldfish, which is why we need more awesome vids like this to open minds

hexem vosa says:

i got one question for you….


minh nguyen says:

what a wonderful world that we haven't fully discovered yet!

notxnormalxandxglad vuv says:

It makes me happy that they're some humans who still care about the environment! This was awesome!

Captain Barone says:

Precisely why we have to readapt to submarine life at least in the shallow depths and with the use of electronics adapt to our current needs.

jonnyhatter35 says:

one helluva TED talk

hrjapan says:

the fabled glow in the dark sharks mentioned by his eminence riff raff

spontanp says:

13:30 mind blown!!!

lillian river says:

This is amazing

Yama says:

the eel is real

WorldOfKaroo says:

More of this. THIS is the kind of Ted talks I want to see more of. =)

Org Chikn Spawn says:

Steve Zissou found that shark first!

Dahab. by Sahar says:

if they can use the florescent and find brain blockage like clots and strokes and tumors that would be helpful!

David Craig says:

Those who ascribe to the belief in a Universal mind are well aware that our neurons resemble space. That galaxies are living cells in a living universe makes perfect sense. Our own bodies with our trillion + cells working collectively for the whole suggest the possibility. Where two beams of light intersect, the light is twice as bright, meaning constellations are real, not imaginary. Photoelectric relays act as switches, information is transmitted by laser. What a wonderful place!

tehKap0w says:

armchair hypothesis: the turtle's biofluorescence is algae growing on the carapace.

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