SCIENCE
11/15/2014 09:42 am ET Updated Nov 15, 2014

How Animals Hacked The Rainbow And Got Stumped On Blue

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Until about 600 million years ago, seeing colors didn't matter so much to Earth's inhabitants — nobody had eyes.

"Before the eye evolved, you just wouldn't have seen what was there," says Andrew Parker, a biologist at London's Natural History Museum who studies the evolution of color.

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