If you've ever seen the movie 'Avatar' then you're probably familiar with the bioluminescent light that the Na'vi use to communicate and interact with their environment. Bioluminescence is a natural phenomenon that causes light to be emitted from living things, and it's pretty amazing stuff. We at Urbz want to connect you with creatures of the night that produce bioluminescence to experience this natural wonder, like the Na'vi do.
Roark and I recently created a bioluminescent light using luciferin and luciferase (the two molecules involved in most bioluminescent reactions). The lamp itself is 3D printed by Gantri (the Kobble Task Light) and designed by Karim Rashid. The bioluminescent glow lasts about 30 minutes in this current version.
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