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May 9, 2018


Your Phone And Computer Screens Are Keeping You Awake

The blue light from your phone can trick your retinal cells into thinking it's daytime.

April 12, 2018


You May Have Eaten An Animal With 200 Eyes

A common saltwater clam, known as a scallop, has 200 eyes.

May 12, 2017


Check out those eyes!

Newt Regeneration And You

Each year, three million people have their eye lenses replaced with plastic ones. Artificial lenses are fine, but what if people could regrow their own?

December 19, 2016


Owls can only look straight forward.

Staring Eyes and Swiveling Necks

Why are owls such efficient predators? Large eyes and flexible necks.

October 20, 2016


Y You will continue to see a faint glow of light -- even though nothing is there.


If you look at a bright lamp and then close your eyes, why can you still see the light?

July 20, 2016


Rubbing your eyes can cause illusions of light and patches of color

The Amazing Flash Illusion

If you've ever rubbed your eyes and seen faint sparkles of light, you have demonstrated a surprising fact of sensory physiology.

May 24, 2016



Evolving Better Eyes

A small crustacean called Daphnia provides evidence that larger eye size yields a reproductive advantage.

April 27, 2016



Autokinetic Effect

Eye movements can cause you to mistakenly perceive isolated objects as moving.

February 23, 2016


dilated eye

It’s All in the Eyes

Researchers discover the link between pupil size and the brain's flow state.

December 16, 2015



Darting Eyes & REM Sleep

REM sleep studies suggest that we "see" during our dream state.

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