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Latest Biological pigment Stories

Scientists Finally Understand How Black Dahlia Gets Its Color
2012-11-23 13:47:31

The molecular mechanisms for a spectrum of dahlias are well known, but it wasn't until now scientists understood the black-red coloring of the rarer version of the flower.

Iridescent And Ultra Water Proof Material Created At Penn State
2012-10-16 04:29:43

Have you ever looked at a peacock’s feathers, a butterfly’s wing or an oily puddle on the road and wondered why they have those shimmering, vibrant colors?

What Do A Kindle And Cuttlefish Have In Common?
2012-09-26 16:20:42

Research out today from a multidisciplinary team headed by the University of Cincinnati examines parallels between e-Paper technology (the technology behind sunlight-readable devices like the Kindle) and biological organisms that change color.

Deep Sea Creatures Produce And Interact With Light Like Never Seen Before
2012-09-06 13:20:09

A team of American scientists has literally shed new light on the activities of creatures living half-a-mile below the ocean surface.

Squid Use 'Electric Skin' For Camouflage
2012-08-28 07:43:03

Squid and their relatives are notorious for being some of nature's best masters of disguise, but their trickery has, for the most part, remained a mystery until now.

2012-03-12 20:23:33

For the red pigmentation to develop, blood oranges normally require a period of cold as they ripen.

2012-01-27 08:00:00

Dr Merry Li, a renowned Chinese herbalist based in San Francisco, brings you her unique formula, Viti-Nutrients, which help to restore skin pigmentation and encourage healthy skin.

2011-12-14 11:43:44

Scientists have found that the distinctive glossiness of the buttercup flower (Ranunculus repens), which children like to shine under the chin to test whether their friends like butter, is related to its unique anatomical structure.

2011-12-12 21:57:59

The quality of agricultural seedlings is important to crop growth and yield after transplantation.


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2005-06-23 09:04:50

Chameleons are small to mid-size reptiles that belong to one of the best known lizard families (Chamaeleonidae). They are famous for their ability to change their color also because of their elongated tongue and their eyes which can be moved independently of each other. The name "Chameleon" means "earth lion" and is derived from the Greek words chamai (on the ground, on the earth) and leon (lion). Distribution and habitat The main distribution of Chameleons is Africa and Madagascar,...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.