Scorpions make a fluorescent compound that could help protect them from parasites (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Fluorescent compounds in the exoskeleton of scorpions make the creatures glow when viewed under a black (ultraviolet) light. Credit Adapted from Journal of Natural Products 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.9b00972 Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.