IN THE DAYTIME, the hospital was a maze of teeming, angled hallways, a blur of blazing-white overhead fluorescence.
Khaled Hosseini -- The Kite Runner
As a Ph.D. student, he’d used HeLa to help develop something called fluorescence in situ hybridization, otherwise known as FISH, a technique for painting chromosomes with multicolored fluorescent dyes that shine bright under ultraviolet light.
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
He then removed a core sample measuring one centimeter in diameter and two centimeters in length from just below the right knee and analyzed it using an electron microscope, electron microprobe, mass spectrometry, X-ray diffraction, and X-ray fluorescence.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Blink
Maybe it was my nerves, but his office had the closed-in feeling of a jail cell, metal jalousies at the windows and fluorescence the only light.
Julia Alvarez -- In the Time of the Butterflies
I could hear the buzz of the Quik Zip sign overhead, that constant hum of fluorescence, and for a minute I lost myself in it, remembering Dexter standing in this same place not too long before, waving after me.
Sarah Dessen -- This Lullaby
For millions of kilometres around extended great veils of gas and dust, fluorescing in countless colours as the blasts of ultra-violet tore through them.
Arthur C. Clarke -- Childhood’s End
And beyond, what seemed an incredible distance, was a tiny pinprick of light; not phosphorescence or fluorescence, but the hard, true light of day.
Stephen King -- The Gunslinger
The sun came in sharply, bathing the blood-red geraniums in a window-box in unworldly fluorescence and drawing a sharp black triangle of shadow on the butter-colored sill.
Mark Helprin -- A Soldier of the Great War
The one advantage to this was that you would have to be legally blind to accidentally step in a heap of his poop, which in mango season took on the radiant fluorescence of orange traffic cones.
John Grogan -- Marley & Me
None of that, because he’s alive," was the answer of Jose Arcadio Buendia, who finished the seventy-two hours with the mercurial incense as the body was already beginning to burst with a livid fluorescence, the soft whistles of which impregnated the house with a pestilential vapor.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- One Hundred Years of Solitude
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a gene that usually codes for green fluorescence in jellyfish
X-rays use fluorescence technology.
River water fluorescence can be measured with spectrophotometers.