Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Night Vision Without Goggles

Unlike other deep-sea fish, the dragonfish can perceive red light due to the generation of chlorophyll. Research at Columbia University discovered that chlorophyll administered to the eyes in other animals doubled the animals capacity to see in low night.

The D.O.D is now investing in research to allow for the same in humans to be used on the battlefield.

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