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  1. SciShow: How Different Animals and Insects Visually Process the World Around Them

    This is a fun and pretty accurate Youtube video on how different animals (vertebrates and invertebrates) visually process the world.  There is so much to learn from the evolution of the eye and we here on Webvision are always happy to see basic science and the science of vision being communicated to the wider public. Note: I first saw […]

    Apr 14, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  2. Interesting Paper: Looking Inside A Trilobite Eye

    Trilobites were one of the most successful marine arthropods that lived from the Early Cambrian throughout the Devonian, finally going extinct in the Permian ages, a run of over 270 million years.  They are well represented in the fossil record and even the earliest forms had complex compound eyes much like modern arthropods.  These eyes […]

    Mar 21, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  3. Notable Paper: Molecular Analysis Of The Amphioxus Frontal Eye…

    We at Webvision have a fascination with the evolution of the eye and are always looking for interesting papers that help describe from where, how and when vision came.  This paper, Molecular analysis of the amphioxus frontal eye unravels the evolutionary origin of the retina and pigment cells of the vertebrate eye by Pavel Vopalenskya, Jiri […]

    Sep 19, 2012 — Read more No Comments