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Why Do We See Colors Differently?

Scientists explain why people sometimes see different colors in an effort to find out what the prime function of color is.
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Scientists Created New Photoluminescent Compounds That Can Glow In Dark

From children toys to scientific research elements photoluminescent aka the 'glow in the dark' have a huge application. To compensate the growing demand, scientists from Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University(OIST) found an alternative process to produce photoluminescent chemicals

Bringing Ancient White Seashells Back to Colorful Life

Searching through museum archives can often be quite a lifeless task, especially when you’re sorting through tons of tons of samples of faded white seashells that went extinct millions of years ago. But with a little bit of ingenuity, and whole heap of incentive, some researchers with San Jose State University are bringing life back to these ancient species and giving us a technicolor look as what the seas may have been like 6.6 million years ago.

The Secret To a Chameleon’s Color Change—It’s Crystals

Ever wonder exactly how chameleons are able to change their spots and camouflage themselves under the bright forest canopy? Well you’re not likely to guess the intriguing method involved. It turns out that while the chameleons are docile and soft, for the most part, this interesting species has a lot more in common with diamonds than anyone ever thought.
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