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Glaucoma Research Points To Potential Early Indicator
2013-01-02 13:21:05

A new study has found that certain changes in blood vessels in the eye's retina can be an early indicator that a person may have an increased risk of glaucoma.

2013-01-02 10:42:12

Scientists have developed a quick, easy and cheap vision test to find out which part – and how much – of the brain of a stroke victim has been damaged, potentially enabling them to save more lives.

Dragonflies Show Human-like Selective Attention
2012-12-21 05:48:24

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have uncovered the first evidence that invertebrates, like primates, have brain cells dedicated to the process of selective attention.

2012-12-19 13:52:01

Tomás and Deans have identified a protein needed for neuron organization in the developing retina.

Visual Sensitivity Improved By Learning To Control Brain Activity
2012-12-05 15:46:31

Training human volunteers to control their own brain activity in precise areas of the brain can enhance fundamental aspects of their visual sensitivity, according to a new study.

Study Finds As We Age, Our Reading Skills Tend To Change
2012-11-26 14:06:40

University of Leicester psychologists carried out a study into eye-movements of young and old people to examine reading styles in the different age groups. The team discovered for the first time that the way we read words changes the older we get.

2012-11-12 13:00:59

People who have eye diseases that damage their central vision can regain the ability to read quickly and comfortably by using digital tablets.

Brain Can Compensate For Minimal Visual Input
2012-11-02 08:57:31

Consciousness and perception have long been understood as being interlinked. But our perceptions may be related less to our sense of sight than was previously understood.

The Evolution Of Vision
2012-10-30 04:46:51

A new study from the University of Bristol, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), sheds light on the origin of sight in animals, including humans.

2012-10-17 22:52:30

On the road at night or on a tennis court at dusk, the eye can be deceived.


Latest Visual system Reference Libraries

Eye
2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).