Medicine & TechnologyThe milky seas effect is maritime folklore that was previously misunderstood. Sailors in the 19th-century have always regarded its origin as something sinister like sea monsters and mermaids. Using satellites, modern scientists have a deeper understanding of the bacteria, not mermaids nor sea monsters, that create this glowing water.
Just like in the movie, Avatar, scientists have found a way to make plants glow in the dark. Don't miss the cool video showing these bioluminescent plants. Click the link above to view it and learn more.