Chameleons are Masters of Nanotechnology
Ohio Ag Connection - 06/07/2018
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.
Reactions is a video series produced by the American Chemical Society and PBS Digital Studios.
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