What makes a firefly glow? please answer in detail

Asked by somyap | 13th Apr, 2010, 03:07: PM

Expert Answer:

Fireflies produce biolumiscence through a chemical reaction, using specialized enzymes produced by the cells in their tails. The resulting light is sometimes called “cold light,” since it generates no infrared or ultraviolet rays.

Answered by  | 13th Apr, 2010, 11:38: PM

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