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Posts tagged pigments

November 20, 2012

 

red tomato on green vine

How To Find A Tasty Tomato

Scientists have found another reason why modern tomatoes have little or no taste. It's in their genes.

October 4, 2010

 

pink leaves on a black background

What Makes Some Year’s Leaf Displays Better Than Others?

What makes some fall leaf displays so gorgeous? Learn what changes leaf colors.

January 31, 2006

 

hippo

No Sweat for Hippos

It waddles around, covers itself with mud, and eats plants. Bor-ing. However, hippos are a lot cooler than we normally allow. In fact, hippos never sweat.

September 27, 2003

 

Those Autumn Reds Are Really Sunscreen?

Do red, fall leaves act as a sunscreen? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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