Why animals don’t have infrared vision: Source of the visual system’s ‘false alarms’ discovered


ScienceDaily (June 9, 2011) — On rare occasion, the light-sensing photoreceptor cells in the eye misfire and signal to the brain as if they have captured photons, when in reality they haven’t. For years this…

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Why animals don’t have infrared vision


On rare occasion, the light-sensing photoreceptor cells in the eye misfire and signal to the brain as if they have captured photons, when in reality they haven’t. For years this phenomenon remained a mystery. Reporting…

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