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Life Under the Sun

Peter A. Ensminger

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Which fungus is as sensitive to light as the human eye? What are the myths and facts about the ozone hole, tanning, skin cancer, and sunscreens? What effect does light have on butterfly copulation? ... More


Phycomyces, the Fungus That Sees

Pete A. Ensminger

in Life Under the Sun

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter introduces the human visual system and its physiological adaptation to ambient light ranges. This chapter also describes research studies, particularly by Edward Castle and Max Delbrück, ... More


Introduction

Pete A. Ensminger

in Life Under the Sun

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This book describes responses to light in a diversity of organisms and their evolutionary relationships. Describing the importance of the sun, the significance and harmful effects of sunlight on ... More


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