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Beloved Texas A&M-University Corpus Christi biology professor, Wes Tunnell, dies - Corpus Christi Caller-Times


Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The scientific community is mourning the death of John “Wes” Tunnell, a marine ecologist and biologist, historian, author and early orchestrator of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Tunnell ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

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Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
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National Geographic

Selenium cysteine and epileptic seizures - Nature.com


Nature.com
In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

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The Joy of Visual Perception: A Web Book
Canada

By Peter K. Kaiser.

Break.com: Optical Illusions
United States

Features videos of optical illusions, magic tricks, and amazing card tricks.

Amazing Optical Illusions
United States

Gallery of classic optical illusions.

Introduction to Mirages, An
United States

Features background, Green Flashes, the superior mirage, and details of refractions.

Spain

Offers interactive examples of physical, physiological, and cognitive illusions and explains why the eye perceives them as it does. Experiments ...

Simon Fraser University - Computational Vision Lab
Canada

Research into machine vision and image analysis, with emphasis on computational models of colour vision.

Cool Optical Illusions
United States

Browse a large gallery of optical illusion pictures, fun eye tricks, impossible puzzles, and ambigrams. Includes incredible perceptual motion illusions, ...

Rotational Illusion
Japan

Examples of pictures that convince the viewer that the objects they're observing are actually rotating.

Causes of Colors
United States

Explores the science of color and light.

HowStuffWorks: How Vision Works
United States

Features basic anatomy of the eye, how eyes perceive light, vision problems, and more.

European Southern Observatory: Hunting Mirages in the Southern Sky
Germany

Discusses the pursuit of cosmic mirages.

Light and Color
United States

Presents a resource focused on exploring the colors of the world.

Mark Newbold's Animated Necker Cube
United States

Applet forcing the viewer periodically switch their perception of a cube.

Color Vision, Color Deficiency
United States

Web designer Diane Wilson describes how people with varying degrees of color blindness experience web sites.

Science of Vision and the Emergence of Art
United States

Modern art emerged in the 19th century, during the same period, scientists began to explore how we see. The new ...

Counter-Rotating Spirals Illusion
United States
Optical Illusions and Visual Phenomena
Germany

46 illusions (with explanations) compiled by Michael Bach.

Planet Perplex
Netherlands

Categorized collection of optical illusions, ambiguous images, impossible objects, puzzles, and hidden images. Also includes related glossary and links. Site ...

Jack and Beverly's Optical Toy Collection
United States

Collection of antique tools for creating optical illusions, such as zoetropes, flip books, and magic lanterns.

OpticalIllusions.com
United States

Gallery of optical tricks and illusions.

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