Milinkovitch lizard copyright webEach year, the journal Nature issues about 300 "News & Views" articles, which summarize and scrutinize a particularly important piece of research published in the journal. For its 'Best of 2017' selection, Nature's editors picked out seven News & Views articles.

The story on the research conducted by SIB Group Leader Michel Milinkovitch and his team - "How the lizard gets its speckled scales", by Leah Edelstein-Keshet - on the mathematical origin of the lizard's scale colour, was singled out among these articles.

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