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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.
EXTON, Pa., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MorphotekÂ®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that it has entered into a collaboration and license agreement with Biocare Medical, LLC.
The properties of optical stimuli need to be conveyed from the eye to the brain.
An inexpensive and rapid testing method can effectively identify a sub-group of never-smoking lung cancer patients whose tumors express a molecule associated with increased risk of disease progression or recurrence, US researchers have found.
A paper published online on January 10 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine reports that retinal ganglion cellsâ€”neurons in the eyeâ€”are rescued by immune cells that infiltrate the mouse retina after eye injury.
Melanopsin, a light sensor that sets the circadian rhythm- the bodyâ€™s biological clock- also plays an important role in vision, according to this study.
Better known as the light sensor that sets the body's biological clock, melanopsin also plays an important role in vision: Via its messengers-so-called melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells, or mRGCs-it forwards information about the brightness of incoming light directly to conventional visual centers in the brain.
Harvard scientists push SRS microscopy to new levels of spatial, temporal precision.
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