FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | May 24, 2018

Chameleons are masters of nanotechnology (video)

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2018 — Chameleons are nature’s most talented masters of color. They use their unique color-changing abilities for all sorts of reasons. But how do they alter their hue? They wield a combination of pigments and specialized nano-scale crystals. In this video, Reactions explains how chameleons have mastered nanotech: https://youtu.be/OfxApSZ5bCM.

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