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Baby Jumping Spiders Can See Nearly as Well as Their Parents
Baby jumping spiders can see nearly as well as adult jumping spiders. They have the same number of photoreceptors as adult spiders. (August 1, 2019)

Mantis Shrimp Roll Their Eyes to Improve Their Vision
Mantis shrimp perform an eye roll to improve their vision say University of Bristol researchers. (July 18, 2016)

Development of Graphene Light Detector Could Lead to Heat Vision Contacts
The development of a graphene light detector could lead to the invention of heat vision contacts. (March 19, 2014)

Stanford Researchers Put Flies on Spherical Treadmills in Motion Perception Experiment
Stanford researchers put flies on a spherical treadmill in order to understand how flies perceive motion. (January 30, 2014)

Study Finds Mantis Shrimp Process Colors Differently Than All Other Creatures
A new study has found that the mantis shrimp uses a unique system to encode colors that is different than all other known creatures on Earth. (January 23, 2014)

MIT Study Finds Brain Can Identify Images Seen for Just 13 Milliseconds
Study by MIT neuroscientists finds brain can identify images seen for just 13 milliseconds. (January 20, 2014)

Scientists Discover New Layer of the Human Cornea
Scientists have discovered a new layer of the human cornea. The thin latyer is just 15 microns thick. (June 12, 2013)

Study Finds Deep-sea Crabs Locate Food With Ultraviolet Vision
Researchers have discovered that some deep-sea crabs use ultraviolet vision to find food. (September 6, 2012)

Women Have Bigger Pupils Than Men
Scientists did a study on emmetropic eyes. (April 26, 2012)

Pentagon Orders Innovega's Augmented Reality Contact Lenses
BBC News reports that the Pentagon has ordered Innovega's iOptik augmented reality technology, which involves contact lenses paired with glasses containing tiny flat-panel displays. (April 14, 2012)

Study Finds Conspicuousness of Poison Dart Frog's Color Pattern Corresponds to its Toxicity
A new study shows that in the case of at least one dart frog species, the more conspicuous the color, the more poisonous the frog. (January 5, 2012)

New Laser Surgery Can Turn Brown Eyes Blue
Laguna Beach doctor Gregg Homer has developed a new surgery technique that can turn brown eyes blue. (November 3, 2011)

AOA Warns Halloween Eye Wear Can Damage Eyes
The American Optometric Association (AOA) is warning consumers about the risks of wearing decorative contact lenses without a prescription from an eye doctor. (October 20, 2008)

Half of Americans Have Vision Problems
The BBC reports that a study conducted by the National Eye Institute (NEI) reported in the Archives of Ophthalmology found that half of Americans suffer from a vision problem of some kind. (August 11, 2008)

Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Responsible for Human Eye Color Differences
The BBC reports that genetic scientifics have discovered that just a few letters of the six billion contained the human genetic code are responsible for eye color. (December 20, 2006)

TV Link to Obesity?
The BBC has a news story about a study that has linked television watching to weight gain in children. (September 13, 2005)