The Ambiguous Colors of Nanotechnology

Kate Nichols’ nanoparticle paints have changed how she sees color

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Nautilus
Nov 7 · 13 min read
Tightly cropped woman lying down, resting her head on the back of her hand. The shadows are teal; light on her face is orange
Tightly cropped woman lying down, resting her head on the back of her hand. The shadows are teal; light on her face is orange
Photo: Peter Earl McCollough

By Jeanne Carstensen

Originally published at Nautilus on July 23, 2015.

Kate Nichols leans her delicate face against the glass of a chemical fume hood in a University of California, Berkeley lab, peering into a beaker filled with a pale…

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