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Sara Lewis:
Gli amori e le bugie delle lucciole

TED2014 · 13:51 · Filmed Mar 2014
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Sara Lewis: Gli amori e le bugie delle lucciole
13:51 · Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 · Subtitles available in 23 languages

La biologa Sara Lewis ha trascorso gli ultimi vent'anni indagando a fondo la magia e la meraviglia delle lucciole. In questo intervento affascinante ci mostra come e perché questi coleotteri producono i loro silenziosi scintillii, cosa succede quando due lucciole si accoppiano e perché un gruppo di femmine è conosciuto come lucciole-vampiro. E non è un bel motivo.

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