Eyes Have a Natural Version of Night Vision
Source: Duke University
Summary: Retinal circuits that were thought to be unchanging and programmed for specific tasks are adaptable to different light conditions, said the scientists who identified how the retina reprograms itself for low light.
More Information: Xiaoyang Yao et al, “Gap Junctions Contribute to Differential Light Adaptation Across Selective Retinal Ganglion Cells,” Neuron (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.08.021