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Fly Eye Wins Huygens Image Contest
2014-01-15 15:31:48

Research Institute of Molecular Pathology Karin Panser is a member of Andrew Straw’s group at the IMP Vienna. The team addresses the fundamental question of how the brain of a fruit fly functions. "We aim to understand how the fly processes complex visual input and translates that into a specific coordinated behavior," Panser explains. For her neuroscientific studies, she needs greatly enlarged, detailed pictures generated with a confocal microscope. To process and analyze her data,...

2014-01-12 23:01:08

Despite the recession, the Eye Glasses and Contact Lens Stores industry experienced slight growth during the past five years due to strong demand for eyewear products from the aging population; furthermore, necessary prescription adjustments and new prescriptions will drive growth over the next five years as many consumers put off these purchases during the recession. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Eye Glasses & Contact Lens Stores...

2014-01-10 23:02:40

Strong consumer sentiment for luxury eyewear, coupled with demand for industry products from optometrists, will support revenue growth over the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Eye Glasses and Contact Lens Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Despite the recession, the Eye Glasses and Contact Lens Stores industry experienced growth during the past five years due to...

2014-01-09 08:29:43

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's an old joke that the best way to save money is not to spend it. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/CL42917 ) If you're an ophthalmology professional, you know that investing in new technologies - like equipment or even software - often carries an additional cost that goes far beyond that of the new product: namely, the investment lost on your existing equipment. And when the equipment that might be heading for...

2014-01-08 23:23:15

Tips from Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne For How Relief of Eye Dehydration Can Save Lives. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Winter is dry eye season, which mean that one symptom of dry eye, temporarily blurred vision, is far more likely to occur. Water and eye care researcher Sharon Kleyne warns that episodes of temporarily blurred vision can be extremely dangerous but also notes that depending on the exact cause, the condition is easily relieved. Sharon Kleyne...

2014-01-07 08:32:03

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles eye doctor, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, offers eye care services to residents of Los Angeles and surrounding area. New Year's resolutions are often made with the idea of losing weight, exercising more and getting healthy. This year, consider resolving to take better care of your eyes. Eye health is critical to vision. Unfortunately, many people fail to complete their recommended vision screenings and may be missing critical cues that...

World's First Mass-Market Eye Tracking Video Game Controller
2014-01-04 04:47:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Gaming accessory manufacturer SteelSeries and eye-tracking specialist Tobii Technology are teaming up to develop a device that will allow video game players to control the on-screen action with their gaze. Stockholm-based Tobii, which has been working on its eye-tracking technology for more than a decade, announced their partnership with the Danish gaming accessories manufacturer on Friday. The companies said that the device will...

2013-12-27 12:23:01

SAN FRANCISCO, BERLIN and TETLOW, Germany, December 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 1st 2014, SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) opens an office in San Francisco to focus on eye tracking integration in consumer and industrial applications and to be close to leading Universities in scientific research eye tracking SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI), [\\lonpivdocs\redocs\2013\http.\www.smivision.com ] a leader in eye tracking technology and application, expands its presence...

2013-12-24 23:03:18

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder, Sharon Kleyne, Offers Tips for Preventing Dry Eyes. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 From the moment of birth, for land organisms, life on Earth is a constant struggle to avoid drying out. According to water and health researcher Sharon Kleyne, the better educated we are about the drying out or dehydration process, the better able we are to slow it down. One organ that is particularly vulnerable to dehydration is the eyes. Despite the critical...

NASA Sees Wide-eyed Tropical Cyclone Bruce
2013-12-20 14:06:51

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Tropical Cyclone Bruce was still maintaining hurricane-force in the Southern Indian Ocean when NASA's Terra satellite passed over the eye of the storm. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument known as MODIS takes amazing visible and infrared images of tropical cyclones, among other things, and captured a good look into the eye of Bruce on Dec. 19 at 03:41 UTC. Although Bruce's eye seemed to have some high clouds, the eye was still...


Latest Eye Reference Libraries

Eye
2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

Zonules of Zinn
2012-07-01 19:12:34

The Zonules of Zinn, also known as Zinn’s membrane and ciliary zonule, is a ring of fibrous strands connecting the ciliary body with the crystalline lens of the eye. The zonule of Zinn is split into two layers: a thin layer, which lines with the hyaloid fossa, and a thick layer, which is a collection of zonular fibers. Together, these fibers are known as the suspensory ligament of the lens. When color granules are displaced from the Zonules of Zinn, by friction against the lens, the...

Hurricane Features
2012-05-22 10:04:25

Location A: This is known as the Eye or the center of the Hurricane/Typhoon/Cyclone. This region is highlighted by the potential for calm winds and also the fact that it’s possible to see the sun or moon during the night. It also gives people false sense that the storm may be done, when in fact it is only at the half way point. Location B: This region is known as feeder bands that outline the center of the storm. In this region you will see very strong winds and also tornadoes and heavy...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 21:18:27

Tropical Cyclones have a life cycle they go through. The first stage is referred to as a wave when the satellite imagery picks up on an area of thunderstorm developing in the ocean in the tropical region. If the thunderstorms hold together and get better organized it will then get upgraded to a tropical depression. During this stage of its life it will have a better organization to its thunderstorms and also the winds will be increasing. The third stage that occurs is the formation of a...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-07 10:49:26

Tropical systems are weather features that form in the tropics and can become very intense areas of low pressure that impact many coastal regions throughout the world. They usually form between 5 and 15 latitude. This is because a tropical system is a vertical extension in the atmosphere of a large thunderstorm development. In order for these thunderstorms to move they need something in the upper levels to help them move. That is where the spinning of the earth comes into play for them which...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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