The Blind Cave Creatures Shed Light on the Secrets of Evolution

May 30, 2022

What secrets the blind cave creatures can help us unwind?

"In watery underground caverns, there are strange creatures that live in an eternal midnight. Over the course of generations, these animals have adapted to their isolated and unique environments, and scientists believe their pasty skin and blind eyes may hold secrets to evolution – and to genetic adaptations that could reveal insights on longevity, surviving starvation, and eye diseases in humans. "

Blind Cave Creatures Light the Way With DNA to Secrets of Evolution by Sarah Wild.

This article was originally published in Horizon, the EU Research & Innovation Magazine and the original research was funded by the European Union.