Latest Biological pigment Stories
A team of American scientists has literally shed new light on the activities of creatures living half-a-mile below the ocean surface.
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.
For the red pigmentation to develop, blood oranges normally require a period of cold as they ripen.
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.
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.
The quality of agricultural seedlings is important to crop growth and yield after transplantation.
A biomimetic antenna for gathering sunlight may one day transform solar-powered devices. Sometimes when people talk about solar energy, they tacitly assume that we’re stuck with some version of the silicon solar cell and its technical and cost limitations. Not so.
Guppies in the wild have evolved over at least half-a-million years — long enough for the males' coloration to have changed dramatically.
Scientists have discovered two deep ocean species of cephalopods, the octopus Japetella heathi and the squid Onychoteuthis banksii, that can go from transparent to opaque in the blink of an eye.
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,...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.