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Understanding the CIE L*C*h Color Space

A color space can be described as a method for expressing the color of an object using some kind of notation, such as numbers. Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage (CIE), a non-profit organization considered to be the authority on the science of light and color, has defined color spaces, including CIE XYZ, CIE L*a*b*, and CIE L*C*h, for communicating and expressing object color. These systems allow users to evaluate color attributes, identify inconsistencies, and accurately express their findings to others in numerical terms. Learn more >




Does Your Coffee Taste Bitter? Change the Color of Your Mug

Research Suggests the Color of Dinnerware Influences Our Taste of Food and Beverages. Coffee drinkers may not need that extra spoonful of sugar, according to research. In a recent study published in the journal Flavour, researchers suggest the color of your glassware can influence how you perceive the taste of coffee. Read more >






Scientists Document Rare Color Changing Spider for the First Time

Just when you thought you knew every kind of color changing critter that existed nature keeps finding ways to surprise you. Most of us are more than familiar with the color changing abilities of certain animals like the chameleon and octopus. But did you know that certain spiders can also use adaptable camouflage to change their colors as well? Well, now you do! Read more >


Can color affect your internal clock? The answer may surprise you!

Scientists at the University of Manchester have been conducting experiments on mice to measure the effects of different colors and shades of light on mammals. The team has pinpointed a part of the brain that is common to all vertebrates called the Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN). In layman’s terms, that’s where our internal clock is located. Read more >


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> Understanding the CIE L*C*h Color Space

> Does Your Coffee Taste Bitter? Change the Color of Your Mug

> Scientists Document Rare Color Changing Spider for the First Time

> Can color affect your internal clock? The answer may surprise you!





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