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Gene might help sponges see

Scientists provide a glimpse at how simple multicellular organisms handle light

9:03am, March 23, 2012

Some larval sponges search for a shady place to settle down, but they don’t have optic nerves or the genes that are important for vision in most animals. Now biologists have new insight into how sponges might see light.

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