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Tadpoles undergo surprising number of vision changes when becoming frogs

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Tadpoles see well underwater, but what happens when they become frogs and live primarily on land? Researchers, curious about the answer, found the eyes of tadpoles undergo a surprising number of changes. It’s already known that tadpoles go through a physical metamorphosis on their way to becoming a frog, but what wasn’t known is how their vision adapts at a molecular level across the life stages to a strikingly different environment.


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