Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Long and lush eyelashes have been associated with great beauty since before the time of Cleopatra. Recently some researchers looked at the science behind eyelashes and came to an eye opening conclusion! So, why do we have eyelashes? For quite a long time eyelashes have been considered...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A long time ago our natural limitations were addressed by using technology. Stone weapons and fire revolutionized the way we live regardless of our natural limitations. Since then science has advanced a lot more and evolved our lives in the process. How about vision? What's...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Though we can’t totally see it, the effects of the sun’s UV rays are a pretty big deal, so sunscreen becomes pretty important to us humans. But what about other animals - do animals ever need sunscreen? Located some 92 million miles away...
Topics Covered: brain, cones, Creatures, Critters, evolution, Eyes, light, Out of this World, protection, question your world, rods, science, science museum of virginia, screen, skin, spectrum, stem, sun, UV, Vision, biology, zoology, crustacean, marine, tropics, coral, photoreceptors, mycosporin, amino acids
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Check out the complex and interesting inner workings of some mammalian optics!