Scientists give cuttlefish 3D glasses and shrimp films for vision study

Scientists give cuttlefish 3D glasses and shrimp films for vision study

Scientists give cuttlefish 3D glasses and shrimp films for vision study 150 150 icnagency

By: Ian Sample Science editor | Scientists give cuttlefish 3D glasses and shrimp films for vision study | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Researchers use 3D glasses, films and food to test whether cuttlefish use stereopsis to find prey

There are some questions in science that can only be answered by strapping a pair of 3D glasses to an unsuspecting cuttlefish and setting it loose in an underwater movie theatre.

That, at least, was the thinking of a team of researchers who set themselves the task of working out how the marine molluscs know how far away prey is before launching their explosive, tentacled attacks.

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