Colour In The News

The latest stab at a more 'intense' blue has been made by scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in northern California, working with artist Olga Alexopoulou and color researcher Maria Chatzidakis. They have made strides towards developing a new, high-tech pigment dubbed "Quantum Blue."Check it...

As the photo shows, the change to autumn colours in the eastern states of the USA is delayed this year.  Indeed on average the change has been becoming later year by year. Why?  Is it something to do with climate change? Read about it at the...

 In a study published in Nature Chemical Biology, MIT researchers manipulated E coli genes so that they respond when illuminated by red, green, or blue light they fluoresce red, green or blue. So a coloured image projected onto a bacterial mat causes the bacteria to emit red, green...

I guess you all know what the Pantone Color of 2017 is. If you want to see a feast of green visit the Pantone web pages by clicking here. But can you remember what the colour of the year was in 2010? The table below will...

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The CG(GB) welcomes our latest Patron Member. The University says; At Northumbria University our inspirational academics, cutting edge courses, outstanding facilities and extensive partner network means that we offer exceptional opportunities to learn from the best, enjoy every minute and give your career an edge. Northumbria...

Following a very successful RED EVENT last December, the Norhtern Chapter of the CG(GB) has had the idea taken up by the Northumbria University School of Design which has put in a colour red show in their atrium - everywhere you look it's RED....

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