Scientists solve mystery of the eye
Bell Labs researchers build camera with no lens
Solar-panel-like retinal prosthesis could better restore sight to blind
(Phys.org) -- Using tiny solar-panel-like cells surgically placed underneath the retina, scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have devised a system that may someday restore sight to people ...
Veterinary researchers study retinal scans as early detection method for mad cow disease
New research from Iowa State University shows that a fatal neurological disease in cows can be detected earlier by examining the animal's retinas.
Researchers discover fish with a previously unknown type of eye
The University of Tübingen's Institute of Anatomy has discovered a fish with a previously unknown type of eye. The aptly-named glasshead barreleye lives at depths of 800 to 1000 meters. It has a cylindrical ...
Elephantnose fish's unique retina helps it see through mud
Artificial retina could someday help restore vision
The loss of eyesight, often caused by retinal degeneration, is a life-altering health issue for many people, especially as they age. But a new development toward a prosthetic retina could help counter conditions ...
Smelling the light: 'What if we make the nose act like a retina?'
(PhysOrg.com) -- Harvard University neurobiologists have created mice that can "smell" light, providing a potent new tool that could help researchers better understand the neural basis of olfaction.
Blue light enables genes to turn on
Pivotal discoveries in age-related macular degeneration
A team of researchers, led by University of Kentucky ophthalmologist Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, has discovered a molecular mechanism implicated in geographic atrophy, the major cause of untreatable blindness ...
Bright eyes: Study finds reindeers' eyes change colour with Arctic seasons
Researchers have discovered the eyes of Arctic reindeer change colour through the seasons from gold to blue, adapting to extreme changes of light levels in their environment and helping detect predators.
New iPad expected to have modest upgrades
Apple is holding an event Wednesday in San Francisco, and has hinted that it will reveal a new iPad model. Rumors speak of an updated tablet with a speedier processor, a sharper screen and an option for faster ...
Nanotubes may restore sight to blind retinas
The aging process affects everything from cardiovascular function to memory to sexuality. Most worrisome for many, however, is the potential loss of eyesight due to retinal degeneration.