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chameleon

(kă-mēl'yon),
A fluorescent indicator engineered to bind to specified intracellular locations for investigation of biologic reactions (for example, calcium-mediated signals).
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Recent studies by some Swiss scientists now reveal the fascinating way that chameleons rearrange crystals inside their special skin cells!
The Meller's Chameleon's have arrived in California safely thanks to BackwaterReptiles.com who imported them specifically for this project.
I then read to the class the book, Chameleons are Cool, written by Martin Jenkins and illustrated by Sue Shields (Candlewick, 2001).
Cardiff Chameleons were the first group in Britain to register for the Special Olympics in 1979.
Thomas Odembo, 35, said he started feeding on chameleons, lizards, tortoises, cats and dogs after working as a guard for a Chinese contractor.
Her tongue looks nothing like the chameleons and neither can she change the colour of her skin!
"Chameleons can easily change their colours by controlling the spacing among the nanocrystals on their skin, which determines the colour we observe," said researchers Teri W.
The road through the Kibwezi gate proved more accessible and soon we were chasing after chameleons.And this is why.
Chameleons are entirely land-living animals, and therefore the discovery of this trait among many species was quite a surprising find.
Critique: An original and inherently engaging novel from beginning to end, "Chameleons: An Untold World War II Story" is a truly extraordinary and deftly written entertainment that reveals author Marcus A.
(1) Why did Pascal Damman suspect that mucus helps chameleons catch prey?