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How yellow and blue make green in parrots

When it comes to spectacular displays of color, birds are obvious standouts in the natural world. Many brightly colored birds get their pigments from the foods that they eat, but that's not true of parrots. Now, researchers ...

dateOct 05, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Nanotechnology gives green energy a green color

Solar panels have tremendous potential to provide affordable renewable energy, but many people see traditional black and blue panels as an eyesore. Architects, homeowners and city planners may be more open to the technology ...

dateAug 15, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

When the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded this October to three Japanese-born scientists for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs), the prize committee declared LED lamps would light the 21st century. ...

dateNov 19, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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