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May 9, 2012

 

reindeer

Reindeer Have Ultraviolet Vision

Scientists tested eighteen reindeer with light, and found that their eyes responded to both visible light and ultraviolet.

March 21, 2012

 

man's blue eye

What Do Pupils Tell Us?

This Moment of Science is going to report some interesting things that our pupils can reveal.

January 24, 2012

 

two people laying in the grass with their hands over their eyes

Night Vision And Humans: Why Can’t We See Color?

When we are in a fairly dark room, or outside at night away from lights, we can still see, but we can't see the colors of things very well. Why is that?

January 17, 2012

 

hammer head shark

Sharks Are “Swimming Computers!”

To interpret a barrage of information, sharks have developed a relatively large and complex brain...

December 15, 2011

 

green eye

Seeing When Blind

Scientists found that some blind people can follow spots with their eyes or point them out.

November 24, 2011

 

siamese cat

Why Are Siamese Cats Cross-Eyed?

Have you ever noticed that Siamese cats are cross-eyed? In fact, that's the only way a Siamese cat can see straight.

November 1, 2011

 

close up of a fruit fly

Flies’ Eyes And Human Eyes May Be Closely Related

Scientists found that nearly identical genes play key roles in the formation of the eyes in mammals and fruit flies.

October 1, 2011

 

Brain MRI

The Tale Of Dr. Harvey’s Illicit Souvenir

Some people can vegetables or preserves. Dr. Harvey preferred the most famous brain in theoretical physics.

August 10, 2011

 

child spinning in the playground

How Semi-Circular Canals In Our Ears Keep Us Balanced

It can happen at a carnival or on the dance floor--that moment when you stop spinning and the world starts spinning around you.

May 6, 2011

 

man in 3d glasses

3D: Harmful To The Eyes?

3D TV and movies seem to be all the rage but are they harmful to eyes?

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