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Paranormal Science: Does a certain protein allow you see ghosts?

Having studied the paranormal for, well, pretty much an entire lifetime, I've often entertained some pretty unconventional ideas and wild theories about the science of ghosts, and have sought answers to many questions that have long haunted (no pun intended) the paranormal research community.

For instance: Why are ghosts seen more frequently at night than in the daytime? Why do ghosts appear to some people and not to others? Why are some people magnets for supernatural phenomena and others aren't? Why can some animals detect the presence of ghosts better than humans?

Over the years there have been numerous theories in regards to these questions, and now I'd like to propose one more: The ability to see ghosts may depend on the amount of a certain receptor protein and biological pigment called rhodopsin.

For the sake of argument, let's agree that ghosts exist and are composed of some sort of radiant energy, which is the energy of electromagnetic radiation, such as light…

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