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Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal...

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2014-09-16 08:30:21

Inaugural Conference Kicks Off International Vision Expo & Conference West in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ground-breaking eye care innovations that will revolutionize the vision care industry will be presented at The Future in Focus, a day-long event that kicks off the International Vision Expo & Conference West, the world's largest ophthalmic expo and conference. The Future in Focus features presentations from inventors and developers of eye care...

2014-09-14 00:20:05

DOHA, Qatar, September 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently opened and already a reference for innovation and passenger experience in the whole of the Middle East, Hamad International Airport is now the airport with one of the largest number of ABC eGates in the world. The new ground-breaking Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Qatar was designed with customer experience at the fore. The result is a world-class facility, where the concept of hospitality underpins...

2014-09-09 23:07:38

The report provides an in-depth view on the market segmentation which includes the critical market data and qualitative information for each product type along with the qualitative analysis, such as the Porter’s five force analysis, value chain analysis, and market crackdown analysis. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The report “Machine Vision Market by Component (Optics, Software), Product (PC Based, Embedded),Technology (Imaging, Laser, Augmented), Application, Vertical (Pharmaceutical,...

2014-09-09 16:26:52

American Academy of Ophthalmology explains common eye symptoms for adults in support of Healthy Aging Month SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 142 million Americans are age 40 and older, and it is around age 40 that many people start to notice changes in their eyesight that increase as they get older.[1] By 2030, it is predicted that more than 90 million people will be age 65 and older; one in six of these people will have vision impairment that cannot be...

2014-09-09 08:27:56

New Research Confirms Cost Is a Top Barrier to Seeking Eye Care LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not being able to see well is no laughing matter. That's why nationally renowned standup comedian and radio personality Rickey Smiley has teamed up with America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses to create the Rickey Smiley Eyewear line and give more people the opportunity to see well and look good, too. Now available in 12 styles, these fashion-forward frames feature hot...

2014-09-04 23:13:17

Products help with eye health issues like glaucoma, dry eye and macular degeneration Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Go4ItNutrition.com, a popular nutritional products website, will now offer the Doctor’s Advantage line of effective eye health solutions to its broad customer base. The brand offers a variety of supplements to assist with eye health issues like macular degeneration, dry eye and glaucoma. Doctor’s Advantage (http://doctorsadvantage.net) has formulated its...

2014-09-04 04:21:42

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that Bayer HealthCare's Japanese subsidiary, Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd. has submitted a marketing authorization application for EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). EYLEA has already been approved in Japan for the treatment of patients with neovascular (wet)...

2014-09-03 23:08:57

Developed to improve the reading experience for those affected by low vision, the unique design of the ClearView C provides more working space and helps users to read or view any material, enjoy hobbies or write without being restricted in movement. VISTA, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Optelec, U.S. introduces the new ClearView C desktop video magnifier. Worldwide, there are around 160 million people who are visually impaired. As people get older, sight problems become more common. People...

2014-09-03 12:37:21

DALLAS, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Machine Vision Market by Component (Optics, Software), Product (PC Based, Embedded), Technology (Imaging, Laser, Augmented), Application, Vertical (Pharmaceutical, Security, Automotive, Defense) & by Geography- Analysis & Forecast (2014 - 2020)", published by MarketsandMarkets, the machine vision market is expected to reach $9.50 billion by 2020 at an estimated CAGR of 12.51% from 2014 to 2020. Report includes an...

2014-09-03 12:30:15

78 percent of aging Americans affected by vision loss; American Optometric Association offers tips to protect eyesight throughout life ST. LOUIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a fact of life that vision can change over time, resulting in a number of noticeable differences in how well aging adults see the world around them. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2014 American Eye-Q(®) consumer survey, 78 percent of adults age 55 or older report...


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2010-09-23 19:15:37

Bifocals are eyeglasses, commonly prescribed for presbyopia, with two distinct optical powers. Although there are arguments against him, Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the invention of bifocals. After a correspondence between George Whatley and John Fenno it was thought that Franklin possibly invented the bifocals fifty years earlier than previously thought. Many inventions are worked on independently by many people and bifocals may have been the same, however, Franklin was...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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