Posts Tagged ‘eyes’

Whatcha Looking At?

Thursday, June 12th, 2014
wolves, gray wolf, eyes, gaze, communication, hunting, social

Scientists study dogs, wolves, and foxes to understand how well they communicate with merely a gaze.

Facial Expressions in Paper Wasps

Thursday, May 1st, 2014
wasps, paper wasps, facial expressions, facial markings, UC Berkeley, eyes, recognition, communication

Researchers are learning that some paper wasps communicate with facial markings and large eyes

What Does the Mantis Shrimp See?

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Mantis shrimp eyes have 12 photo receptors, human eyes only have three. Can they see a whole world of color we cannot?

Reindeer Eyes

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
reindeer, caribou, eyes, eyesight, color, change, arctic, sun. dark,

By Jami Smith Today, the Academy opens ’Tis the Season for Science. This year’s holiday exhibit and programming focuses on reindeer and how these animals are adapted to live in the Arctic—through features like their hair, antlers and feet. Recent research demonstrates that reindeers’ eyes are also adapted for the harsh Arctic conditions. While you […]

The Dark-Eyed Junco

Friday, October 18th, 2013
evolution, diversification, birds, juncos, dark, eye, eyes, yellow, north america, south america, indiana university, uc san diego

Want to witness evolution in action? Learn more about these abundant North American birds. Excerpts from Ordinary Extraordinary Junco.

Spiky Sight

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Sea Urchins have no eyes or visual organs, but researchers are proving that they do in fact see.

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