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July 14, 2015

 

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Making Contact 

Contact lenses bring objects into closer and clearer focus than glasses.

February 24, 2015

 

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Infants Get Cues From Adult Eyes

Parents' line of vision is eye-catching to infants.

June 27, 2014

 

Even the seemingly simplest animals can have amazingly complex anatomies.

Eyes With Mirrors

In the animal kingdom, not all eyes are created equal.

May 27, 2014

 

Those eyes may look big, but they aren't terribly keen.

Why Moths Fly Toward Lights

Summer is nearly here. Ever wonder why moths fly toward bright lights? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

June 11, 2013

 

Rats, humans and other vertebrates evolved from a common ancestor that possessed a system of muscles for moving the eyes.

Double Vision Normal For Rats

Rats have a strikingly different visual system than our own, one that is carefully attuned to their unique needs.

May 21, 2013

 

The box jelly

The Alien ‘Brain’ Of The Box Jelly

The box jelly has evolved a central nervous system unlike any other animal on Earth.

May 15, 2013

 

While it's tempting to think of our eyes as "windows" to the outside world, things are a lot more complicated than that.

Change Blindness And The Mysteries Of Vision

Vision may not involve creating an inner model of the world in the brain.

February 22, 2013

 

Do you have dark bags under your eyes?

Why Do Dark Circles Form Under My Eyes?

There may be more to it than not getting enough sleep.

February 1, 2013

 

Has this "illusion" ever happened to you?

Blue Sky + Looking Up = Seeing Tiny Dots And Swirls

Have you ever been staring into space, or gazing up at a clear, blue sky and suddenly noticed clusters of tiny dots and swirls?

June 21, 2012

 

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A Magical Glow?

Want to stand out in the crowd? Find out what gives fluorescent colors their bright glow.

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