Imagine living in perpetual darkness in an alien world where you have to find food quickly by touch or starve for months at a time.
Old cars can learn new tricks.
Why do animals that live in caves become blind? This question has long intrigued scientists and been the subject of hot debate.
New research has identified a 'mean blind spot', which leaves organisations vulnerable to cyber attack – particularly in the months of April and October.
Cells need to repair damaged DNA in our genes to prevent the development of cancer and other diseases. Our cells therefore activate and send "repair-proteins" to the damaged parts within the DNA. To do this, an elaborate ...
Claims of being 'color blind' implies race does not matter, leads to unequal education, professor says
America's society and education system have a tendency to claim they are "color blind" or that they don't see race. Doing so tells young people their race and identity don't matter, encourages ignorance and ultimately leads ...
A new vaccine with the potential to prevent millions of cases of blindness is a step closer to commercialisation.
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the parasitic worm responsible for causing onchocerciasis—an eye and skin infection more commonly known as river blindness. Through their work, researchers have gained insight into ...
Most of us wouldn't question the need for a blind person to have their seeing-eye dog with them as they travel in the community, but what if it was an assistance rat or a cat?
Two people in a recording booth deep inside a Connecticut office park are helping millions of blind Americans feel part of the Olympics like never before.