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  • Squid Share a Colorful Trick With Peacocks

    The New York Times - 04/08/2019

    In search of answers, Leila Deravi, a professor of chemistry at Northeastern University and an author of the new paper, and her collaborators at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Ma., and elsewhere put squid skin under the microscope and saw something reflective on the surface of the chromatophores. As they moved a beam of light to shine at different angles off the skin, the round blobs of yellow, red and brown pigment lit up like Christmas trees.

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