News tagged with color blindness

Seeing color traced back to genetic mutations

From the inside of our heads, it feels as if colors are intrinsic aspects of the outside world and our eyes are beautifully designed to see them. But we humans are merely sampling the possible ways of sensing the spectrum ...

dateMay 21, 2012 in Evolution
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Finding our color center

The colorful Australian film Strictly Ballroom has been used in a breakthrough scientific experiment to locate the colour processing center in the human brain.

dateNov 01, 2010 in Medical research
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Color blindness cured in monkeys

( -- Researchers from the University of Washington and the University of Florida used gene therapy to cure two squirrel monkeys of color blindness — the most common genetic disorder in people.

dateSep 16, 2009 in Medical research
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