Tasting light: New type of photoreceptor is 50 times more efficient than the human eye

A new type of photoreceptor has now been discovered — only the third to be found in animals — that is about 50 times more efficient at capturing light than the rhodopsin in the human eye….

A new type of photoreceptor has now been discovered — only the third to be found in animals — that is about 50 times more efficient at capturing light than the rhodopsin in the human eye….