Two Retinal Imaging Display Devices at Prototype Stage
Chickens 'one-up' humans in ability to see color
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have peered deep into the eye of the chicken and found a masterpiece of biological design.
Scientists Find First Creature With Eyes That Use Both Refractive and Reflective Optics
Florida Atlantic University researcher and member of the Center for Ocean Exploration and Deep-Sea Research at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Dr. Tamara Frank, was part of an international research ...
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.
Elephantnose fish's unique retina helps it see through mud
Mysteries of colour vision revealed as scientists map out eye's neural network
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists, using sophisticated recording equipment, have mapped the neural circuitry involved in processing colour vision in humans for the first time.
Funnel vision: New info about how cells in the eye help guide light into the retina
The eyes are marvelous instruments for converting outside reality into images lodged inside our brains. A new study of the retina, the light-sensitive region at the back of the eye, solves a mystery as to ...
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 ...
Tech review: New MacBook Pro puts form over function
Steve Jobs was great at introducing devices before people realized they wanted or needed them.
An 'eye catching' vision discovery
Nearly all species have some ability to detect light. At least three types of cells in the retina allow us to see images or distinguish between night and day. Now, researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of ...
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 ...
Artificial retina helps some blind people
For two decades, Eric Selby had been completely blind and dependent on a guide dog to get around. But after having an artificial retina put into his right eye, he can detect ordinary things like the curb and ...
Researchers discover mechanism that helps humans see in bright and low light
Ever wonder how your eyes adjust during a blackout? When we go from light to near total darkness, cells in the retina must quickly adjust. Vision scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. ...