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December 5, 2017
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Bei Licht betrachtet: Stäbchen in der Netzhaut funktionieren auch bei Tageslicht

Befunde eines internationalen Forscherteams könnten neue Behandlungen für Tagblindheit ermöglichen Ein internationales Forscherteam unter Leitung von Dr. Thomas Münch vom Forschungsinstitut für Augenheilkunde und dem Werner Reichardt Centrum für Integrative Neurowissenschaften der Universität Tübingen hat gezeigt, dass Stäbchen-Lichtrezeptoren in der … Continue reading

January 22, 2015
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Major cause of blindness linked to calcium deposits in the eye

Microscopic spheres of calcium phosphate have been linked to the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness, by UCL-led research. AMD affects 1 in 5 people over 75, causing their vision to slowly deteriorate, but the … Continue reading

November 1, 2013
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Reindeers’ eyes change colour with Arctic seasons

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. The research, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) … Continue reading

August 9, 2013
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What Color is Your Night Light? It May Affect Your Mood

Study Finds Red Light Least Harmful, While Blue Light is Worst COLUMBUS, Ohio –– When it comes to some of the health hazards of light at night, a new study suggests that the color of the light can make a … Continue reading

June 3, 2012
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A Revealing Hand

What did you have for lunch yesterday? How many times a month do you eat nuts? How about your kids — how many servings of vegetables did they consume today? It’s no secret that it is hard to recall the … Continue reading

May 2, 2012
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Molecular Spectroscopy Tracks Living Mammalian Cells in Real Time as They Differentiate

Berkeley Lab scientists demonstrate the promise of synchrotron infrared spectroscopy of living cells for medical applications Knowing how a living cell works means knowing how the chemistry inside the cell changes as the functions of the cell change. Protein phosphorylation, … Continue reading