"Food coma" takes on new meaning when nematodes are fed a light-sensitive chemical. After the meal, the worms become paralyzed if exposed to UV light. Remarkably, the effects can be reversed under visible light, Neil Branda and colleagues report in the Journal of the American Chemical Society
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Footage courtesy of Neil Branda/Simon Fraser University, Bob Goldstein/UNC Chapel Hill. Sound from Prelinger Archives, Freesoundproject.org. Shot, produced by Flora Lichtman.