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2014-12-08 02:30:47

New Caledonian crows--well known for their impressive stick-wielding abilities--show preferences when it comes to holding their tools on the left or the right sides of their beaks, in much the same way that people are left- or right-handed.

Rat's Move Their Eyes In Opposite Directions When Running For Unique View
2013-05-28 14:17:27

Max Planck Institute (MPG) scientists have found that rats move their eyes in opposite directions in both the horizontal and the vertical plane when running. This gives the rats a unique perspective on the world around them.

2011-07-07 11:00:00

Device identifies vision loss in children as young as 2, when it's most treatable BOSTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A simple, seconds-long screening exam with a handheld scanning device may enable pediatricians to identify "lazy eye," a loss of vision in a structurally normal eye, in children as young as 2, report ophthalmologists at Children's Hospital Boston, who tested the device in 202 children.

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2009-11-27 09:15:00

Hammerhead sharks are some of the Ocean's most distinctive residents.

2009-01-23 09:24:00

AURORA, Ohio, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Super Bowl commercials will provide a unique opportunity to screen for amblyopia and other vision problems which make 3D vision impossible.

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2008-08-30 10:35:00

Forward-facing eyes allow animals to 'see through' the clutter in the world.

2005-10-19 13:01:39

New research findings led by Thomas Krahe and Ary S. Ramoa of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine offer two pieces of good news for treating children with amblyopia. First, the researchers have found evidence that the neural wiring in the brain's visual system is not dismantled by visual deprivation--for example, due to a cataract--during what is known as the "critical period" of vision development. Rather, the wiring is merely deactivated, capable of being rapidly reactivated...


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.