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Recovery.gov Brags About $55K Stimulus-Funded Study Of Glowing Spiders On Halloween

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According to Recovery.gov's record of the grant: "The major goals of this project are to determine which wavelengths of light induce fluorescence in spiders, to quantify the wavelengths of light emitted, to measure how brightly spiders fluoresce, to map body regions where fluorescence occurs, and to asce."

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