In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Ken Noll of the University of Connecticut explains why Charles Dickens makes a descriptive reference to a glowing lobster.
Ken Noll is a professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of Connecticut where he studies thermophilic microbes that live in high temperature environments such as hot springs, volcanically-heated muds, and deep sea vents. He is also involved in a project investigating the microbes that inhabit the gut of termites. His work has been widely published and he holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.
Dr. Ken Noll - Dickens and Glowing Bacteria