News tagged with retinal

How is the membrane protein folded?

A key factor in the biosynthesis and stable expression of multi-pass transmembrane proteins was discovered, and its loss is thought to cause retinal degeneration. The factor works especially for multi-pass ...

dateMar 02, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Clearer future for blind thanks to vOICe device

New findings from researchers in our Department of Psychology could pave the way for better treatments for blind and partially-sighted people using the revolutionary sensory substitution device, 'The vOICe'. ...

dateDec 12, 2014 in Software
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Retinal scanner that fits in a purse

A person can be identified unambiguously based on his or her retina. Researchers are working to make it possible for anyone to use this technology. With the prototype of a compact, portable retinal scanner, ...

dateApr 30, 2014 in Engineering
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Bocelli visits MIT for adaptive tech workshop

Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.

dateDec 06, 2013 in Other
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