Video: Chameleons are masters of nanotechnology

May 24, 2018 , American Chemical Society
Credit: The American Chemical Society

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:

Provided by American Chemical Society