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Image credit: Fossilized Acanthodes bridgei with eye tissues intact / Tanaka et al., Nature Communications

New Fossil Fish Discovery Suggests Color Vision at Least 300 Million-Years-Old

Just like human beings, the visual system of fish is dependent on the retina’s light-sensitive receptors known as rods which are twilight vision and cones responsible cones for daylight vision. Based on examination of 300-million-year-old fish, scientists have found the fossilized rods and cones for the first time ever.   They […]

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Check Out These GLOWING Fish!

Many organisms, such as cats, dogs mice, monkeys, pigs as well as plants, have been engineered to glow in a genetic way. When a new glowing organism is found, many people are not fully aware of the reason why they behave in this sense. As the natural “cool” factor does exist with […]

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Hey Mr. Lion, How Old Are You—A Guide to Aging Animals

Hey Mr. Lion, How Old Are You—A Guide to Aging Animals

It seems that every year, the world will discover a newest oldest animal. About a decade ago, people found a 405-year-old clam named as Ming. Then a giant tortoise called Jonathan was touted as the world’s oldest living creature—until people started to question about its identity. There are also accounts […]

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