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2014-06-06 09:41:21

In laboratory tests, researchers have used electrical stimulation of retinal cells to produce the same patterns of activity that occur when the retina sees a moving object.

Grapes Help Support Eye Health
2014-05-30 03:30:50

New research presented this week at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology conference in Orlando, Florida suggests that regular grape consumption may play a role in eye health by protecting the retina from deterioration.

2014-04-18 14:18:55

Fruit flies are pretty predictable when it comes to scheduling their days, with peaks of activity at dawn and dusk and rest times in between.

2014-02-10 11:15:53

Optogenetics is a technique that allows scientists to control neurons' electrical activity with light by engineering them to express light-sensitive proteins.

2013-09-13 08:20:44

More than one billion people worldwide rely on fish as an important source of animal protein.

2013-08-09 10:10:37

Scientists are developing a clearer picture of how visual systems develop in mammals.

2013-02-07 15:27:50

Among the animals that are appealing “cover models” for scientific journals, lancelets don’t spring readily to mind.

2013-01-03 13:28:04

All living cells keep their cellular calcium concentration at a very low level.

Prosthesis Could Restore Sight To Those With Degenerative Eye Disorders
2012-05-14 04:31:37

Patients who have lost their sight due to some degenerative eye conditions may someday have their vision restored thanks to a new device developed by experts at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

2012-01-23 22:26:30

Members of a University of Pennsylvania research team have shown that they can prevent, or even reverse, a blinding retinal disease, X-linked Retinitis Pigmentosa, or XLRP, in dogs.


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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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