Latest Visual system Stories
What do a dragonfly and a robot have in common? Nothing yet, but researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered a novel and complex visual circuit in a dragonfly’s brain that might someday help to improve vision systems for robots.
Scientists working at the Research Center on Aging at the Health and Social Services Centre — University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke (CSSS-IUGS) have been studying strategies for protecting retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells.
Scientists are developing a clearer picture of how visual systems develop in mammals.
People working the graveyard shift may want to literally see red because according to a new study -- the color of light animals are exposed to at night can affect mood regulation.
The ability to look out for predators or see a distant source of water has allowed humans to get where we are today, but how did our sense of vision evolve throughout time?
The ability to pay attention to relevant information while ignoring distractions is a core brain function.
A study has shown for the first time that starfish use primitive eyes at the tip of their arms to visually navigate their environment.
Diopsys VEP technology indicates functional abnormalities in early glaucoma patients where visual field testing fails. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) June 28, 2013
Max Planck Institute (MPG) scientists have found that rats move their eyes in opposite directions in both the horizontal and the vertical plane when running. This gives the rats a unique perspective on the world around them.
Retina Specialty Institute is proud to welcome Shalesh Kaushal, M.D., Ph.D., to the Institute as a practitioner and researcher. Dr.
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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