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How to Give a Spider an Eye Test | ScienceTake



Jumping spiders have excellent vision. To test it, scientists attach a tiny hat to the spider’s head and then set it in front of a special machine of which there are only two in the world. What they discovered is that the four sets of eyes all serve a different purpose. Find out more in this week’s episode of ScienceTake.

Read the story here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/06/science/spider-vision.html

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