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Ancient Proto-Eyes Turned-On By Moonlight

Australian and Israeli researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (CoECRS) have discovered what makes moonlight a catalyst for romance. They have identified ancient light-sensitive genes, known as a cryptochromes, that occur in corals, fish and humans which are responsible for triggering the annual mass spawning of Great Barrier Reef corals […]

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