Chickens, Other Birds Have Better Ability To See Color Than Humans.

HealthDay (2/19, Preidt) reported that, according to a study published in the journal PLoS one, “chickens and other birds have a better ability to see color than humans.” After mapping “five types of light receptors in the chicken’s eye,” researchers “found that the receptors are arranged in interwoven patterns that maximize the bird’s ability to see many colors in any part of the retina.” Examination of “how color receptors are organized could help lead to new treatments for the nearly 200 genetic disorders that cause various forms of blindness in humans.”

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