Crystals The Key To Chameleon Color Change

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Newly-published research suggests the way chameleons change color may be different to previous theories. University of Geneva scientists believe the answer lies in nanocrystals rather than pigment. The ‘traditional’ theory of how chameleons are able to change color to fit their surroundings was by dispersing pigment in organelles, a ‘subunit’ within cells. In cold-blooded animals, […]