New dimensions in colour
University of Melbourne research finds animals are teaching us new ways of understanding colour at a nanoscale, which could change the way we manufacture colour
The language of colour, kinship and climate
A University of Melbourne expert uses computational models to understand how different languages organise the world into different categories.
The invisible colours protecting birds from overheating
University of Melbourne research finds the nanostructure of a bird's feathers can regulate its body temperature by reflecting or absorbing near infrared-light
How energy is hidden in colours
There is a reason roses are red, and we can use this knowledge to create super-efficient, flexible and printable solar panels to power a renewable future