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She recently began investigating the silica-producing properties of Euplectella
aspergillum, a deep-sea sponge that produces an intricate, cagelike glass structure (SN: 9/20/03, p.
sponge houses a pair of bioluminescent shrimp.
and Israeli researchers that recently studied several Euplectella species says the primitive creatures' fibers might serve as a model for improved telecommunications fiber optics.
77) inhabit shallower water than does Euplectella and may harvest sunlight with their fibers.