News tagged with coloration

How is a Kindle like a cuttlefish

(Phys.org)—Over millions of years, biological organisms – from the chameleon and cuttlefish to the octopus and squid – have developed color-changing abilities for adaptive concealment (e.g., camouflage) ...

dateSep 26, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Kuiper's color close-up

The pale-orange coloration around the 39-mile (62-km) -wide Kuiper crater on Mercury is evident in this image, a color composition made from targeted images acquired by NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft on ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Review: Warming up to photo-sharing app Instagram

(AP) -- I was skeptical, even horrified, when I first heard about the photo-sharing craze Instagram more than a year ago. As a journalist trained to reject alterations in words and pictures, I didn't get ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Software
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A 'wild card' in your genes

The human genome and the endowments of genes in other animals and plants are like a deck of poker cards containing a "wild card" that in a genetic sense introduces an element of variety and surprise that has ...

dateDec 07, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Mystery free women of color unraveled

The fable of the tragic mulatto is a familiar New Orleans story: A beautiful, young woman of color disdains marriage to a man of her own racial background. Her mother coerces her to form an illicit relationship ...

dateJul 19, 2013 in Other
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