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2014-04-03 13:16:35

The first major study of color blindness in a multi-ethnic group of preschoolers has uncovered that Caucasian male children have the highest prevalence among four major ethnicities, with 1 in 20 testing color blind.

2014-04-03 12:29:37

African-Americans have lowest rate of color blindness among young males SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first major study of color blindness in a multi-ethnic group of preschoolers

2013-08-13 23:18:35

Captain Mathew Rings, MC, USN has been named as the first recipient of the Aerospace Medical Association’s newest award for excellence, the Thomas J. and Margaret D.

Color Blindness Linked To Eye Cells Not Brain
2012-09-20 15:52:25

A new study led by Professor Paul Martin of The Vision Centre and The University of Sydney has determined that in congenital or inherited color blindness, the vision cells, or cone cells, are responsible for the condition rather than unusual biological wiring that exists between the eye and brain.

2012-05-04 23:02:57

The breakthrough genetic test designed to meet FAA and US Air Force requirements is set for release at the Aerospace Medical Association in May. Albuquerque,

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2011-05-17 10:48:21

Team from MBL, West Point uses new imaging technology to 'see' camouflaged marine animals in the eyes of their predators.

2010-10-19 15:41:45

The colorful Australian film ‘Strictly Ballroom’ has been used in a breakthrough scientific experiment to locate the color processing centre in the human brain.

2010-09-22 07:00:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "Colorblindness" has emerged as central strategy for managing racial diversity in schools, business, politics, and the law, with the hope that deemphasizing racial differences will lead to equality, tolerance and inclusion.

2010-04-21 14:47:00

Veterinary ophthalmology researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have used gene therapy to restore retinal cone function and day vision in two canine models of congenital achromatopsia, also called rod monochromacy or total color blindness.

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2009-09-17 06:35:00

Researchers from the University of Washington and the University of Florida have used gene therapy to cure two adult monkeys of color blindness, successfully restoring full color vision to the animals.


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