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16

Oct

Tetrachromats see 4 times more colorThe same gene that makes some people color-blind might give others a boost in perception.

Tetrachromats see 4 times more color
The same gene that makes some people color-blind might give others a boost in perception.

15

Nov

Does the color green boost exercise’s effects?Being exposed to shorter-wavelength colors, such as blue and green, evokes feelings of calmness, whereas red and yellow are more stimulating.

Does the color green boost exercise’s effects?
Being exposed to shorter-wavelength colors, such as blue and green, evokes feelings of calmness, whereas red and yellow are more stimulating.

16

Nov

Color of plate can affect how meal tastesDon’t bother with tweaking the recipe, there’s an easier way to make food taste better. New research examines how the color of a plate affected the taste of food upon which it was served.

Color of plate can affect how meal tastes
Don’t bother with tweaking the recipe, there’s an easier way to make food taste better. New research examines how the color of a plate affected the taste of food upon which it was served.

15

Mar

These color portraits capture the farms of America 1939-1943.

These color portraits capture the farms of America 1939-1943.

14

Mar

The color green isn’t actually ‘green’Synthetic green dyes, paints and pigments are made with a noxious cocktail of toxins and pollutants, making green an ironic symbol for the environmental movement.

The color green isn’t actually ‘green’
Synthetic green dyes, paints and pigments are made with a noxious cocktail of toxins and pollutants, making green an ironic symbol for the environmental movement.

27

Feb

How mice got their sandy coatsColor changing cells in mice could help scientists determine other, more complex color patterns in chimps.

How mice got their sandy coats
Color changing cells in mice could help scientists determine other, more complex color patterns in chimps.