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Four eyes are better than two: how proteins show evolutionary adaptation in a four-eyed fish

By Lian Guo (Scripps College) [Edited by Lars Schmitz, as part of BIOL 167 “Sensory Evolution”, an upper division class at the W.M. Keck Science Department. Written for educational purposes only.] Two eyes are usually considered the norm, probably because … Continue reading

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The giant squid problem

Just wanted to give a quick round-up of the recent, intriguing discussion of the (potential) driving mechanism and the function of the eyes of giant squid. If you haven’t seen the paper that started it all you should most definitely … Continue reading

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