Posts Tagged ‘colors’

Wallflower or Outgoing Superstar?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
butterflies, caterpillars, camouflage, colors, aposematism

Camouflaged and conspicuous caterpillars each succeed depending on the season.

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?

Turkey Sensors

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
turkeys, colors, biomimicry, bioinspiration, uc berkeley, toxins, tnt, app, smart phone

By Molly Michelson UC Berkeley researchers demonstrate that we can be thankful for turkeys all year round. Did you know that turkeys change color depending on their mood? Well, turkey skin, it turns out, can shift from red to blue to white, thanks to bundles of collagen that are interspersed with a dense array of […]

Ancient Colors and Worm Glue

Friday, January 17th, 2014
reptiles, marine, colors, ancient, dinosaurs, melanasomes, kelp, fukushima, radiation, nuclear, worms, sandcastle, glue, adhesive, mussels, heart,

Some recent headlines we didn’t want you to miss!

A Fighting Rainbow

Friday, December 20th, 2013
lizards, chameleons, colors, fight, battle

Aggressive male chameleons flash bright colors before and during a batte.

Amber Dinosaur Feathers

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Amber fossils are revealing ancient feathers– some belonging to dinosaurs.

Colorful Dinosaurs

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

What colors were dinosaurs? We may be closer to figuring this out.

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