Mantis shrimp eyes have 12 photo receptors, human eyes only have three. Can they see a whole world of color we cannot?
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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 [...]
Want to witness evolution in action? Learn more about these abundant North American birds. Excerpts from Ordinary Extraordinary Junco.
Sea Urchins have no eyes or visual organs, but researchers are proving that they do in fact see.