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Posts tagged pigment cells

June 13, 2012

 

two white dogs with brown spots

Why Does Spot Have Spots?

Have you ever wondered why some dogs have solid colored coats and some have spots? Find out why on this Moment of Science.

June 12, 2012

 

japanese newt

Japanese Newts Regenerate New Lenses!

Each year, three million people have their eye lenses replaced with plastic ones. Artificial lenses are fine, but what if people could regrow their own?

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

 

Chameleons

We all thought we knew why chameleons change color, but most of us were probably wrong. Chameleons on today’s Moment of Science.

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