Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×
Upgrades

Submission + - Spookfish uses mirrors for eyes (bbc.co.uk)

Kligat writes: The brownsnout spookfish in the Pacific is the first known vertebrate to use mirrors to focus light into its eyes. Despite being a species known for 120 years, this was not known until a live specimen was caught between New Zealand and Samoa last year. The fish lives over 1,000 meters below the ocean's surface, so the light focused by the mirrors' perfectly curved surfaces provides a major advantage over other fish.

I didn't see a category for biology or general science, so I submitted this to "upgrades" because the fish has better hardware? Sorry.

Slashdot Top Deals

God made machine language; all the rest is the work of man.

Working...