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New York University biologists have identified a new mechanism for regulating color vision by studying a mutant fly named after Frank ('Ol Blue Eyes) Sinatra.
After more than three decades of research, University of Pennsylvania veterinarians and vision-research scientists, with associates at Cornell University, have identified a gene responsible for a blindness-inducing disease that afflicts dogs.
Combined with fluorescence labeling, new approach produces 3D images at unprecedented depth and levels of spatial detail.
Biologists and psychologists know that light affects mood, but a new University of Virginia study indicates that light may also play a role in modulating fear and anxiety.
TUCSON, Ariz., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.
On rare occasion, the light-sensing photoreceptor cells in the eye misfire and signal to the brain as if they have captured photons, when in reality they haven't.
Creatures are not born hardwired to see.
FREDERICK, Md., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SAIC-Frederick, Inc.
In this month's Physics World, Richard Taylor, professor of physics, psychology and art at the University of Oregon, warns that artificial retinal implants â€“ a technology fast becoming a reality â€“ must adapt to the unique features of the human eye in order to become an effective treatment.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.