The age-old quest for the color blue and why pollution is not killing the killifish

The age-old quest for the color blue and why pollution is not killing the killifish

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Humans have sought new materials to make elusive blue pigments for millennia—with mixed success. Today, scientists are tackling this blue-hued problem from many different angles. Host Sarah Crespi talks with contributing correspondent Kai Kupferschmidt about how scientists are looking to algae, bacteria, flowers—even minerals from deep under Earth’s crust—in the age-old quest for the rarest of pigments.

Also this week, host Meagan Cantwell speaks with Andrew Whitehead, associate professor in ... See More

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