Cosmos has some vibrant vault pieces to help colour you happy this week.
Eye colour more complex than we thought
Eye colour is controlled by many genes, according to a new Australian study that challenges the textbook example of blue eye colour as a simple ‘recessive trait’. Read more
Nature’s ‘true’ colours
From how it is perceived to how it can be manipulated, human interaction with colour pales in comparison to that of other creatures in the animal kingdom. Read more
Sharks likely to be colour blind
Sharks may be unable to distinguish between colours, according to a new lab study that could benefit swimmers, surfers and sharks themselves. Read more
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