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Color vision strategy defies textbooks: cone cells fill in hues on black-and-white image, study suggests.
Color vision may actually work like a colorized version of a black-and-white movie, a new study suggests.
Cone cells, which can sense red, green or blue light, detect white more often than colors, researchers report September 14 in Science Advances. The textbook-rewriting discovery could change scientists' thinking about how color vision works.
For decades, researchers have known that three types of cells, or cones, in the retina are responsible for color vision. Those cones were...
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