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Science explains why blue and green colors are so bright

Throughout the natural world the colors of blue and green are typically the brightest and most intense, as well as symbolizing the wonder of nature. Why is this? Computational biology provides an answer.

Spray-on plasmonics create tunable colours at video speeds

Researchers have leveraged plasmonics to create stable colors. The colors can be electrically tuned across different wavelengths, at video-fast speeds. This can be used for next-generation display screens.

Essential Science: World's oldest colors discovered

Geologists have discovered the world's oldest colors, by examining some of the oldest rocks on Earth. The rocks were isolated from North Africa, and pigments were then extracted.

Why pandas are black and white revealed in new study

Ever wondered why pandas are black and white? A new zoological study has unraveled the answers. The giant panda's distinct black-and-white markings have two functions: camouflage and communication.

Review: Exploring the gardens of Woburn Abbey Special

Woburn - Woburn Abbey is a country house located in Bedfordshire, England. The house is impressive, replete with period furniture. Equally impressive are the gardens, especially in the summer.

Twins be one-in-million odds and are born white and black

London - A pair of twins in the UK beat one-in-a-million odds to be born with different color skin. The boys were born around 30 minutes apart.

Secrets of fireworks revealed

Many people enjoy firework displays: loud bangs and bursts of spectacular color. But what makes fireworks so colorful? A scientist explains how and why.

Blue is the color for wiping out sleeping sickness

Scientists have found that the color blue is attractive to the tsetse fly. Knowing this could help in the battle against sleeping sickness.

Color red sends out aggressive signals

A new study warns that wearing red can send out the wrong signals. Fine if you want to appear confident and perhaps aggressive, but for many situations red is a "big no."

Blue and black? Or white and gold? Net debates color of a dress

On Thursday, the Internet became engrossed in a heated debate over the colors of a dress. Some said that the colors were blue and black, while others were equally convinced that the colors were white and gold.

Pigeon color comes down to just three genes

Mutations in just three key genes that determine feather color in domestic rock pigeons. The research is significant because the same genes control pigmentation of human skin and can be responsible for melanoma and albinism.

12 eyes but can't see color, the eyes of a shrimp revealed

Whilst the mantis shrimp eyes have 12 different photoreceptors, the crustaceans cannot easily distinguishing colors, according to a new study.

Botanists work out where blue petunias get their color

Blue plants are rare, and few are as interesting as blue petunias. The blue color has puzzled botanists until recently. It is now thought that a mutation in a gene that helps regulate the acidity of the plant gives blue petunias their signature color.

'I Love Lucy' in color was most-watched holiday special

"I Love Lucy" has always been one of the best-loved classic sitcoms in the history of American television. It first aired over six decades ago.

Reindeer eyes change color in winter darkness

To survive the wintery conditions in the Arctic, scientists have found that one part of an reindeer’s eyes changes color. This adaptation increases the sensitivity of the animal’s vision, helping it navigate the through the darker months.

iPhone 5C to feature a cheap price tag and scratch resistant back

The iPhone 5C, suspected to be a low-budget color-customizable smartphone, is scheduled for release on September 10, 2013. While Apple did not confirm this release date, a source in contact with AllThingsDigital claims so.

Apple may be prepping a low cost iPhone dubbed the 'iPhone 5C'

The iPhone 5S, also rumored as the iPhone 6 ,has yet to launch. While many are eagerly waiting for this launch, Apple may be revealing another surprise - a lower cost iPhone for those on a tight budget.

Color footage of London in 1927 (video)

London - What did London look like over 80 years ago? Archive footage, as a color video, has been made available by the BFI based on images captured by Claude Frisse-Greene, an early British pioneer of film.

Rubik's Cube For The Blind

Rubik's cubes are fun to play, and they can be quite challenging at times. However, the biggest challenge with these cubes is that one must be able to see them.

What does color sound like?

For those who can only see the world in black and white, color must be a mystery. Now a new piece of technology has been developed to allow people who cannot perceive color to hear it. This has also led to some interesting sonic-video compositions.

Op-Ed: US Congressman says Obama's problem is ‘color of his skin’

Washington - Congressman Jim Clyburn (D-SC) likes President Obama’s chances for re-election at another four years of trying to lead the US, however, the real issue for our president is not a miserably failed leadership ability but “the color of his skin.”

A fashion tip for men who want to attract women: Try a red shirt

Rochester - The color red may be the simplest reason people are attracted to each other. New research shows that not only are men attracted to a woman in a red dress "The Lady in Red" syndrome, but men who wear red will get the same reaction from women.

Chameleon changes color to be noticed not just to blend in the surroundings

Until now, chameleons were believed to have used different colors to blend in with their surroundings. However, scientists now say it's not a just camouflage, but also something chameleons do to be noticed to attract a mate or fend off rivals.

Color-Changing Concrete Technology

This color changing technology is brought to you by The concrete is called Chronos Chromos concrete that is able to systematically display numbers, letters, patterns, and colors in it.

New Color-Changing Frog

Phu Luang Cliff frog in Thailand changes colors

Magenta isn't Really a Color (Colour)?

"A beam of white light is made up of all the colours in the spectrum. The range extends from red through to violet, with orange, yellow, green and blue in between."

Study Shows Color Red Affects Achievement

Call it color psychology, how certain colors affect our moods, emotions and even behavior. But a research team has recently discovered the color red is so deeply embedded with certain associations, it affects our intellectual performance.

When Spoiled Rich Girl dont get the Correct Color Car, Video

A Rich Girl behaves badly when she got a birthday present a new car from her family.

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Cottage country NS
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