sci|vis
A collection of images and animations from scientific, engineering, and medical endeavors.
  1. Close-ups of squid skin. The pigmented circles are called chromatophores. The main colors are yellow, red, and brown, but reflectors under the pigments combined with the chromatophores’ ability to change shape and size can create different colors and patterns.

    Source here. Footage from John Hanlon on Science Friday.

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