Radiant Reefs Found Deep in the Red Sea

Photo by Tim Noyes

Corals may glow yellow, orange and red to improve light conditions for algae.

Fluorescent orange, red, green, and yellow corals found deep in the Red Sea were a flashy surprise for BIOS researcher Tim Noyes and colleagues during a recent international workshop held in Israel. The eye-catching corals, which host proteins that make them colorful, could have promising medical applications. See details along with video and photos at Nature.com and TheBlaze.com.