From Madame de Pompadour to punks and pussy protest hats, pink has always been the colour of choice for those who dare to make a statement.
We wanted to understand the ways in which predatory animals eavesdrop on the sexual ‘conversations’ of their prey.
An ode to his hero Homer? The act of a man losing his sight? What is the story behind the famous Ulysses blue.
An astronomer’s guide to all the colours of the sky.
Plants use their flower colours for ‘brand recognition’ among insects - but also work together to attract more pollinators.
Through a bee’s eyes, blue flowers are more common than you’d think — and they could be used to monitor environmental health.
It’s all to do with the light from the Sun and a blanket of air wrapped around Earth called the ‘atmosphere’.
Pink blood, green blood, or no blood at all – when it comes to what’s inside a worm’s body, the answer is more complicated – and fascinating – than you’d think.
All chameleons are able to change colour at least a little bit, but some species can do it much more than others.
Viruses exist in a realm where there is no light and colour has no meaning. In their COVID-19 depictions, designers, illustrators and communicators make some highly creative and evocative decisions.
When we look at art we may not all see the same thing. It all depends on what happens in our brains.
Scientists have discovered how the wise old barn owl is so good at catching rodents.
Researchers can more easily compare heated rocks from different studies and areas.
What colours we see depends not just on how things are in the world around us, but also on what happens in our eyes and our brains.
When crustaceans are cooked, some chemicals in their shells react with heat and change colour.
How our life experiences change the way we perceive colours.
Claude Monet painted The Magpie in winter 1868, turning his interest in colour on the blank canvass of snow.
Turkish painter Esref Armagan uses colour and perspective that he has never seen.
From Superman to Jurassic Park, green screen technology is what makes the jaw-dropping effects you see in blockbuster movies possible. But how does it work?
An unlikely combination of artists, medieval historians, philosophers and scientists have converged to create an exhibition of glass artworks.