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The smart light modulators of the scarab beetle Chrysina gloriosa

Many insects own a tessellated carapace with bumps, pits or indentations. Little is known on the physical properties of these geometric variations, and biological functions are unknown or still debated.  Beetles from the genus Chrysina show vivid

Solar radiation reduces endurance exercise performance in a hot environment

Environmental conditions have a large influence on the development of fatigue during physical activity and exercise . High ambient temperature reduces endurance exercise performance compared with moderate and low ambient temperature . Moreover , in a hot