Latest Color vision Stories
A new study, led by Dartmouth College, suggests that primates developed highly accurate, three-color vision that allowed them to shift to daytime living after eons of wandering in the dark.
Ultraviolet vision evolved at least eight times in birds from a common violet sensitive ancestor.
Most species of diurnal mammals have retained the imprint of nocturnal life in their eye structures since the age of dinosaurs. However, anthropoid primates - including humans, monkeys and apes - are the only groups that deviate from this pattern.
A new study led by Professor Paul Martin of The Vision Centre and The University of Sydney has determined that in congenital or inherited color blindness, the vision cells, or cone cells, are responsible for the condition rather than unusual biological wiring that exists between the eye and brain.
A team of American scientists has literally shed new light on the activities of creatures living half-a-mile below the ocean surface.
Scientists have finally confirmed what most have already known for generations and generations, men and women see things differently.
The breakthrough genetic test designed to meet FAA and US Air Force requirements is set for release at the Aerospace Medical Association in May. Albuquerque,
Turns out our sensitivity to seeing in color is not only due to cone cells in the retina, but also through the thyroid gland by controlling which visual pigment is produced in the cones.
According to a laboratory study published on Tuesday, sharks may be unable to distinguish between colors, which could benefit swimmers, fishermen and sharks themselves.
Contrary to the recently established theory that marsupials have excellent color vision, research has shown that the wallaby is a rare exception.
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