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Sci Tech    H4'ed 1/10/18

Evolved illusion--blackest black gives bird of paradise an edge

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'An apple looks red to us whether it is sitting in the bright sunlight or in the shade because all vertebrate eyes and brains have special wiring to adjust their perception of the world according to ambient light,' McCoy said. 'Birds of paradise, with their super-black plumage, increase the brilliance of adjacent colors to our eyes, just as we perceive the red even though the apple is in the shade.'




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