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The Evolution Of Vision
2012-10-30 04:46:51

A new study from the University of Bristol, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), sheds light on the origin of sight in animals, including humans.

2012-10-17 22:52:30

On the road at night or on a tennis court at dusk, the eye can be deceived.

2012-10-10 22:00:18

Researchers have published the first highly detailed description of how neurotensin, a neuropeptide hormone which modulates nerve cell activity in the brain, interacts with its receptor.

2012-09-19 16:18:31

A new study of the sense of smell lends support to a controversial theory of olfaction: Our noses can distinguish both the shape and the vibrational characteristics of odorant molecules.

Propofol Controlled With Light, Possible Blindness Help As Well
2012-09-14 08:58:36

A new study by German researchers found that a light-sensitive element that was mixed with the anesthetic propofol was able to be managed by light and the mixture could possibly be used to treat particular eye disorders.


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orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.