Saffron () is a spice derived from the flower of the saffron crocus (Crocus sativus), a species of crocus in the family Iridaceae . The flower has three stigma s, which are the distal ends of the plant's carpel s. Together with its style, the stalk connecting the stigmas to the rest of more
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Chromatophore chromatophores mediate background adaptation on exposure to dark (top) and light environments (bottom).
Chromatophores are pigment -containing and light-reflecting cells found in amphibian s, fish , reptile s, crustacean s, and cephalopod s. They are largely responsible for generati more
Shen Kuo or Shen Kua () (1031 –1095 ) was a polymathic Chinese scientist and statesman of the Song Dynasty (960–1279). Excelling in many fields of study and statecraft, he was a mathematician , astronomer , meteorologist , geologist , zoologist , botanist , pharmacologist more
Rachel Louise Carson (May 27 , 1907 – April 14 , 1964 ) was an American marine biologist and nature writer whose writings are often credited with launching the global environmental movement .
Carson started her career as a biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries , and t more