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2011-03-24 17:27:55

The team, working with Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, investigated eye movements in Chinese and British people to further understanding of the brain mechanisms that control them and how they compare between different human populations.

2011-03-17 12:18:41

It is no surprise to scientists that the largest social network on the web is called Facebook.

2011-03-09 14:48:17

Our brains process many more stimuli than we become aware of.

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2011-03-08 11:58:32

As sight starts to degrade once we reach our mid-teens, it is vital that we maintain habits to keep good eyesight throughout our lives, vision experts say.

2011-02-18 10:42:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salk Institute for Biological Studies today announced a generous gift from Mr. Conrad Prebys, a Salk Trustee, to establish the Conrad T. Prebys Endowed Chair in Vision Research for Dr. Tom Albright.

2011-02-11 13:19:19

Most of us are familiar with the idea of image compression in computers.

2011-02-01 00:36:51

For one in four children, the reason why they hate school goes beyond homework and tough math.

2011-01-10 13:57:26

A team of researchers has demonstrated that the brain predicts consequences of our eye movements on what we see next.

2010-12-06 14:12:49

Wellcome Trust scientists have shown for the first time that exactly how we see our environment depends on the size of the visual part of our brain.

2010-10-27 13:51:03

People who are blind from birth are able to detect tactile information faster than people with normal vision.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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