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Genetic link between visual pathways of hydras and humans discovered

Post Number:#1  Postby Marine News » Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:02 am

Genetic link between visual pathways of hydras and humans discovered
6 March 2012, 4:06 am

What good is half an eye? Evolutionary biologists studying the origins of vision get that question a lot, and new research points to a possible answer. New findings indicate that, even in the absence of eyes altogether, some creatures display a light-sensitivity that uses the same visual pathway that allows humans to see.

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