Google Play icon
Scientists discover skin keeps time independent of the brain

October 17, 2019

Squids, octopuses, cuttlefish, amphibians, and chameleon lizards are among the animals that can change the color of their…
New type of visual filter discovered in an unlikely place

September 2, 2019

A University of Minnesota-led research team recently discovered a new way animals can modify their vision. Crystal-like structures…
In this reproductive cell of the multicellular Volvox alga, the novel light sensor 2c-cyclop was labeled with fluorescence (green). It shows up in membranes and around the nucleus. Image credit: Eva Laura von der Heyde
The Algae’s Third Eye

February 22, 2019

Scientists at the Universities of Würzburg and Bielefeld in Germany have discovered an unusual new light sensor in…
NIH researchers rescue photoreceptors, prevent blindness in animal models of retinal degeneration

January 22, 2019

Using a novel patient-specific stem cell-based therapy, researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) prevented blindness in animal…
NIH-funded researchers reverse congenital blindness in mice

August 28, 2018

Researchers funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) have reversed congenital blindness in mice by changing supportive cells…
NIH discovery brings stem cell therapy for eye disease closer to the clinic

January 3, 2018

Scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, report that tiny tube-like…
Ancient proteins shown to control plant growth

October 21, 2016

A UCLA-led international team of life scientists reports the discovery of mechanisms regulating plant growth that could provide…
Unlocking stem cells’ potential to cure eye disease a reality

October 13, 2015

For many, patience is a virtue. For Dr. Henry Klassen, it’s been a necessity. For nearly 25 years,…
Seeing in a New Light

October 9, 2015

An animal’s ability to perceive light incorporates many complex processes. Now, researchers in Craig Montell’s lab at UC…
Study findings suggest orange light causes people to be more alert

March 19, 2014

Credit: Wikipedia A team of researchers in Belgium has found that people exposed to orange light exhibit greater…
Scientists Reveal How Organic Mercury Can Interfere With Vision

September 12, 2013

More than one billion people worldwide rely on fish as an important source of animal protein, states the…
Scientists explore how mercury could interfere with vision

September 12, 2013

People have long heard that carrots are good for their eyesight, and strong evidence exists that eating fish…
Mantis shrimp have the world’s best eyes—but why?

September 5, 2013

As humans, we experience an amazing world of colour, but what can other animals see? Some see much…
Gene regulator is key to healthy retinal development and good vision in adulthood

August 9, 2013

Animal study reveals “unexpected” role of horizontal cells in photoreceptor rod and cone cell development of retina Scientists…
Great mystery of a plant defence pathway unravelled

June 3, 2013

Together with several partners, scientists from Wageningen UR (University & Research centre) have discovered that RLP-receptors located at…
Researchers build curved insect-sized artificial compound eye

May 22, 2013

A team of European researchers working at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland has created an…
Engineer invents bionic eye to help the blind

March 25, 2013

(Medical Xpress)—For UCLA bioengineering professor Wentai Liu, more than two decades of visionary research burst into the headlines…
Another Bump in the Road to Gene Therapy?

February 1, 2013

I am astonished, once again, by the complexity and unpredictability of science. Last week, a paper in the Proceedings…
Knowing When to Fold ‘Em

November 27, 2012

Electrical engineer Azita Emami is an expert in the 21st century technology of analog and digital circuits for computers, sensors,…
Brain May ‘See’ More Than the Eyes, Study Indicates

November 10, 2012

Vision may be less important to “seeing” than is the brain’s ability to process points of light into…
Technology Org App
Google Play icon
86,058 science & technology articles

Most Popular Articles

  1. NASA Scientists Confirm Water Vapor on Europa (November 19, 2019)
  2. Universe is a Sphere and Not Flat After All According to a New Research (November 7, 2019)
  3. How Do We Colonize Ceres? (November 21, 2019)
  4. Scientists Reverse Dementia in Mice with Anti Inflammatory Drugs (5 days old)
  5. This Artificial Leaf Turns Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel (November 8, 2019)

Follow us

Facebook   Twitter   Pinterest   Tumblr   RSS   Newsletter via Email