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Using two eyes gives you depth perception.
Keep an eye on your retinal blood supply network.
Your pupil changes size to control how much light enters your eye.
We know where our bodies are even with our eyes closed.
Who needs expensive optical equipment to see better?
Your eye and brain hold on to a series of images to form a single complete picture.
Discover the outer limits of your eyes.
Now you see it; now you don’t—an object without a sharp edge can fade from your view.
Tune in to tunes with your teeth.
A flash of light leaves a lingering image.
Explore how different deodorants affect the bacteria in your armpit.
Feel atmospheric pressure changes by stepping into a garbage bag.
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