Saving the bees may involve understanding camouflage

Saving the bees may involve understanding camouflage

Researchers are working hard to figure out how to save the bees, and new information is helping to provide some insight into the problems that bee colonies are facing. The most serious threat to honeybees across the globe is a small mite called the Varroa mite. And these mites are using chemical camouflage to gain […]

Seeing With Skin?

Seeing With Skin?

Cephalopods (octopus, squid, and cuttlefish) have very large, powerful eyes and when light enters their eye, it comes in contact with a molecule called opsins that starts a reaction and send signals from the eye to the brain. A new research project is showing that cephalopods have these same molecules on their skin! Scientists discovered […]