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2011-03-09 18:19:05

The properties of optical stimuli need to be conveyed from the eye to the brain.

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2010-10-07 09:55:50

Salk researchers map functional connections between retinal neurons at single-cell resolution.

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2009-12-10 08:35:00

Mouse study suggests that response to injury-induced growth factors can be revived.

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2008-08-18 09:15:00

A series of tests on mice has taught British scientists that sleepiness is controlled by a set of nerve cells in the eye. Developers believe this discovery could mean a new target for drug makers.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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