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2014-09-02 23:01:35

With over half of its Kickstarter campaign completed, the world’s smallest, adaptive and most affordable motion capture system has reached its funding goal and released news about its stretch

2014-08-21 04:21:27

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 36 blind patients with retinitis pigmentosa will receive groundbreaking Argus II 'bionic eye' treatment starting

eye hand coordination
2014-08-05 03:30:55

People not only use their eyes to see, but also to move. It takes less than a fraction of a second to execute the loop that travels from the brain to the eyes, and then to the hands and/or arms.

2014-08-04 09:09:20

Understanding eye diseases is tricky enough.

Researcher Reveals Novel Treatment For A Form Of Childhood Blindness
2014-07-14 03:18:37

An international research project, led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, reports that a new oral medication is showing significant progress in restoring vision to patients with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA).

Solving 100-year Mystery Of How Birds Sense Light
2014-07-09 03:18:09

Professor Takashi Yoshimura and colleagues of the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM) of Nagoya University have finally found the missing piece in how birds sense light by identifying a deep brain photoreceptor in Japanese quails

2014-07-07 10:28:28

Researchers at the University of Birmingham, UK, led by Dr. Ben Scheven, Dr. Wendy Leadbeater and Ben Mead have discovered that stem cells isolated from the teeth, termed dental pulp stem cells (DPSC), can protect retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) from death following injury and promote regeneration of their axons along the optic nerve.

Built-in Biological Sunscreen Allows Mantis Shrimp To See The Reef In A Whole Different Light
2014-07-04 03:48:19

In an unexpected discovery, researchers have found that the complex eyes of mantis shrimp are equipped with optics that generate ultraviolet (UV) color vision.

Research May Help Prevent Eye Injuries Among Soldiers
2014-06-30 03:30:57

Researchers at UTSA are discovering that the current protective eyewear used by our US armed forces might not be adequate to protect soldiers exposed to explosive blasts.

2014-06-24 12:28:49

Dr. Michael Bennett Only Private Sector Surgeon Selected Nationwide HONOLULU, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.


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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.