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Posts tagged melanocytes

December 1, 2009



Hair Grows And Grays

How does hair development start, what is a hair follicle, and why does hair turn gray?

November 29, 2007


Sectoral Heterochromia


Know anyone with two different colored eyes? The condition is called heterochromia. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 8, 2007


Baby with blue birthmark

Backside Blues

Parents of East Asian, East African, and Native American descent are not surprised when their babies are born with a blueish-color birthmark on their backside.

September 27, 2003


Spots and Stripes

Why do some creatures have spots and stripes, while others don't?

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