Jewel Beetle Cell Structure
July 28, 2010
Research suggests that jewel beetle cells come from the spontaneous arrangement of glucose-like particles called chitin molecules, that form as cones. When thee cones solidify, they preserve their structure and produce different colors as light hits them from different angles.
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