Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Changing colors for built-in sunblock

Too much sunlight can harm plants; with an eye to learning from nature's success, scientists found that an orange-colored protein that protects cyanobacteria from overexposure to sunlight shifts to a reddish color that helps dissipate excess energy as heat.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1TJdZp8

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