chameleons

Chinese researchers develops user-interactive electronic skin that can change colour

Chinese researchers develops user-interactive electronic skin that can change colour

While science has been able to replicate these abilities with artificial skin, the colour changes are often visible to the naked eye when the material is put under huge mechanical strain.

Jul 26, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Scientists welcome three newly discovered species of chameleons!

Scientists welcome three newly discovered species of chameleons!

There are 206 described species of chameleons on the planet and Hughes hopes to continue finding many more.

Jun 20, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Mystery of how chameleons change skin colour solved

Mystery of how chameleons change skin colour solved

Light-reflecting cells in the skin provide chameleons their uncanny colour-changing abilties that help them attract mates and ward off predators, scientists have found.

Mar 11, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

Two arrested for smuggling chameleons

Two persons were arrested Wednesday for smuggling exotic species of Indian chameleons at a village in Kendrapara district.

Oct 30, 2013, 19:43 PM IST

Turtles can change color like chameleons

Scientists have determined that turtles are similar to chameleons, in the sense that their skin and shells often match the color of their habitat’s substrate, which may help them deceive predators and prey alike.

Dec 26, 2009, 14:15 PM IST

Turtles can act like chameleons to deceive predators and prey alike

In a new research, scientists have determined that turtles can act like chameleons, by matching the color of their skin and shells to the color of their habitat’s substrate, which helps them to deceive predators and prey alike.

Dec 14, 2009, 20:16 PM IST