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There is always a trade-off between temporal (how fast a thing can you see) and spatial resolution(clarity) of an animal's visual sensor. For example, look at the fly. the fly moves really fast, so it has to process the information that it sees very fast, so it has evolved to see blurry stuff (it cannot resolve two close points well enough) but it can see ...


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Statocysts are composed of a spherical structure with smaller granule statoliths inside; the orientation of these granules is recepted by cilia receptor cells. So in a situation like the ISS, statoliths would be randomly floating around, being recepted by cila receptor cells. At some times, the distribution of statoliths may be concentrated on one side, ...



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