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2010-07-26 11:49:00

AURORA, Ohio, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As school starts across the United States, the pressure is back on teachers, parents and students to meet or surpass the requirements set forth by the No Child Left Behind act.

2010-07-21 14:55:37

A chance discovery has led Australian scientists to question key assumptions about how our vision works.

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2010-07-07 08:19:34

Watching 3D television under normal conditions is unlikely to be damaging to the human visual system, scientists from The Vision Centre say.

2010-06-29 18:04:33

The Earthquake Machine at Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre, has been used in groundbreaking research by vision scientists to confirm that instead of working in isolation, our visual and middle-ear systems work together, to give us an improved sense of balance.

2010-06-16 23:28:31

In a computerized game of 'spot the difference,' people are more likely to notice additions, removals than color changes.

2010-06-11 11:00:00

NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Champalimaud Foundation, one of the world's largest international scientific institutions, announced today that Dr. J. Anthony Movshon, Director of New York University's Center for Neural Studies, and Dr. William T.

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2010-03-04 16:30:00

Despite the fact that crowding affects more than ninety-five per cent of the visual field, we know very little about how it occurs, aside from the fact that it happens not in the eye, but in parts of the brain that deal with seeing.

2010-03-01 08:00:00

Prevent Blindness America Launches National Children's Eye Health Campaign to Help Save Sight CHICAGO, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Because one out of three children in the United States does not receive critical eye care services before the age of six, many children are at risk of suffering vision loss.

2010-01-31 17:20:00

International scientists today reported encouraging results in human trials of the use of the herb saffron for treating one of the commonest causes of loss of sight in old age.

2010-01-31 17:17:04

The key to treating eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy lies in understanding the distribution of oxygen in our retina, Professor Dao-Yi Yu from The Vision Centre and University of WA will tell an international scientific conference on vision in Sydney.


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