Latest Pigmentation Stories
The fall foliage transformations that so colorfully mark the start of the autumn season could soon start arriving later and lasting longer due to climate change, researchers from Princeton University report in the latest edition of the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography.
Automated remote photography is a convenient, labor-saving research tool for tracking leaf function and doing forest research. But does photography mirror what's actually happening on the ground? A new study finds photography accurately tracks the timing of red pigments in the fall, but the timing of green in the spring and summer — not so much.
Pigments found in plants and purple bacteria employed to provide protection from sun damage do more than just that. Researchers from the University of Toronto and University of Glasgow have found that they also help to harvest light energy during photosynthesis.
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.
Have you seen a spotted plaice? Probably. However, marine biologist Helen Nilsson SkÃ¶ld at the University of Gothenburg is the first person to research the spotted insides of plaice.