Posts Tagged ‘color’

Monarch Diet and Migration

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
butterfly, butterflies, monarchs, migration, wings, size, color

How does the amount of food monarch larvae receive affect their wing size and coloration?

A Colorful Past

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
dinosaurs, birds, mammals, color, melanin, melanosomes, maniraptoran, feathers, flight

When did color explode on the scene?

Mantis Shrimp Vision

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
shrimp, mantis, crustacean, stomatopod, vision, colors, perception, color, photoreceptors

With twelve photoreceptors how many colors can the mantis shrimp actually perceive?

Reindeer Eyes

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
reindeer, caribou, eyes, eyesight, color, change, arctic, sun. dark,

By Jami Smith Today, the Academy opens ’Tis the Season for Science. This year’s holiday exhibit and programming focuses on reindeer and how these animals are adapted to live in the Arctic—through features like their hair, antlers and feet. Recent research demonstrates that reindeers’ eyes are also adapted for the harsh Arctic conditions. While you [...]

Archaeopteryx in Color

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Archaeopteryx_black_NT

Researchers have uncovered the color and flight abilities of the important dinosaur-bird.

Articles by Tag