Can you fly if you are colorblind?

Answer According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a pilot must be able to distinguish colors necessary for safe flight. In the event that a pilot cannot pass a standard visual exam, an alternative ... Read More »

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Are chickens colorblind?

Chickens can not only see colors like humans--they actually can see better than humans, thanks to an extra cone in their retinas that allows them to see violet and ultraviolet light. Chickens' eyes... Read More »

Why are people colorblind?

Being colorblind does not need to be a mystery these days. Simple tests can determine whether this condition exists, and education can be tailored to a colorblind individual's needs. Understanding ... Read More »

Are flies colorblind?

Flies can see colors. According to postdoctoral fellow Javier Morante and Professor Claude Desplan of NYU's Center for Developmental Genetics, the fruit fly Drosophila achieves color vision by usin... Read More »

Are dogs colorblind, and if so, why?

The idea that dogs are colorblind is a very misunderstood concept. Dogs are not, in fact, colorblind. However, they do not see color the same that we do. This is where the misconception comes from.... Read More »