Steve Haas Steveh at
Mon Oct 21 00:58:18 EST 1996

WE.Chan wrote:
> Why do fireflies glow?  Is it a chemical reaction?

Yes. It is a chemical reaction which has been duplicated in the 
laboratory and is now being sold commercially.

Fireflies have an enzyme, Luciferase, which is responsible for the light.


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