[USA] Chlamydomonas are single-celled green algae similar to pond scum. Like plants, Chlamydomonas cells make energy from sunlight. Continue reading How can algae see? They have eyespots!
[Japan] Scientists in Japan have shown that the algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii relies on organs known as eyespots to move towards light sources and can use its cell body as a convex lens to focus light. Continue reading Green algae chase light with the help of ‘eyespots’