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Do Brighter Species’ Brains Emit Redder Light?

By Alison F. Takemura | October 1, 2016

Photon emissions in the brain are red-shifted in more-intelligent species, though scientists dispute what that means.

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Fish Size, Vision Skills Explained

By Kerry Grens | November 5, 2015

Scientists describe molecular underpinnings of salmon size and of fishes’ ability to navigate murky environments in separate studies.

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Seeing Red

By Kerry Grens | February 1, 2015

Scientists attempt to work out how humans are able to see in the infrared.

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How Vampire Bats Find Veins

By Jessica P. Johnson | August 4, 2011

Heat-sensing protein channels in vampire bats allow the flying mammals to find the best place to sink their teeth into their prey.

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