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Using AI to screen for diabetic eye disease feasible in the real world
New research shows that an automated, artificial intelligence (AI) screening system accurately detects diabetic retinopathy 95.5 percent of the time. (2019-10-15)
New approach to slowing nearsightedness in children shows promise
Combining 2 different treatment methods to slow the progression of myopia may deliver better results than either can achieve on their own. (2019-10-15)
Sleep apnea linked to blinding eye disease in people with diabetes
New research from Taiwan shows that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness. (2019-10-14)
Happy, angry or neutral expressions? Eyes react just as fast
Dr Louisa Kulke from the University of Göttingen has investigated how our eyes and brain react when we see emotionally charged or neutral faces. (2019-10-14)
More evidence linking common bladder medication to a vision-threatening eye condition
A drug widely prescribed for a bladder condition for decades, now appears to be toxic to the retina, the light sensing tissue at the back of the eye that allows us to see. (2019-10-12)
Another reason to get cataract surgery: It can make you 48% safer on the road
Researchers in Australia used a driving simulator to test patients' vision before and after cataract surgery. (2019-10-12)
In-office gene therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration is coming
Gene therapy is showing promise for one of the most common causes of blindness. (2019-10-11)
Suomi NPP satellite finds a weaker typhoon Hagibis nearing Japan
On Oct. 10, Hagibis was a super typhoon, but overnight, the storm weakened to typhoon status. (2019-10-11)
Antibody-based eye drops show promise for treating dry eye disease
Researchers have identified the presence of a specific type of antibody, called anti-citrullinated protein autoantibodies, or ACPAs, in human tear fluid. (2019-10-11)
Telescope technology used to take first accurate images of glaucoma-related eye structure
Researchers at the IU School of Optometry have used adaptive optics technology to create the first undistorted microscopic images of the eye's trabecular meshwork, which could help improve treatment for glaucoma. (2019-10-11)
Firearm-related eye injuries to patients under 21
Researchers used data from a national registry of hospitalized trauma cases in the United States to examine patterns of firearm-related eye injuries among patients under age 21 from 2008 through 2014. (2019-10-10)
How chromosomes change their shape during cell differentiation
Scientists from the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research have provided an explanation of how chromosomes undergo structural changes during cell differentiation. (2019-10-09)
DNA study sheds new light on the people of the Neolithic battle axe culture
In an interdisciplinary study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, an international research team has combined archaeological, genetic and stable isotope data to understand the demographic processes associated with the iconic Battle Axe Culture and its introduction in Scandinavia. (2019-10-09)
NSU professor's research underpins World Health Organization first ever report on vision
Dr. Janet Leasher, optometrist and professor of health policy, economics and public health at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) College of Optometry was the only optometrist from the United States who is part of the core Vision Loss Expert Group which provided the estimates on the numbers of persons affected around the world with blindness and vision impairment. (2019-10-09)
Need to balance guides development of limb-body coordination
The need to feel balanced drives the development of coordination between body and limbs as zebrafish larvae learn to swim, a new study finds. (2019-10-08)
Optical imager poised to improve diagnosis and treatment of dry eye disease
Researchers have developed a new non-invasive optical imaging system that promises to improve diagnosis and treatments for dry eye disease. (2019-10-04)
Parkinson's disease is also present in the blood
The behaviour of immune cells in the blood is so different in patients with Parkinson's disease that it advocate for a new type of supplementary medicine, which can regulate the immune system and thus inhibit the deterioration of the brain. (2019-10-03)
Prototype smartphone app can help parents detect early signs of eye disorders in children
A Baylor University researcher's prototype smartphone app -- designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children such as retinoblastoma, an aggressive pediatric eye cancer -- has passed its first big test. (2019-10-03)
Johns Hopkins researchers advance search for safer, easier way to deliver vision-saving gene therapy
In experiments with rats, pigs and monkeys, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have developed a way to deliver sight-saving gene therapy to the retina. (2019-09-30)
NASA finds Typhoon Mitag's eye east of Taiwan
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Typhoon Mitag's cloud-filled eye, located east of Taiwan. (2019-09-30)
How nasty Toxoplasma parasite damages the human eye
An international study used human retinal cells to demonstrate how the Toxoplasma parasite creates a characteristic eye lesion that can help doctors diagnose the infection. (2019-09-29)
NASA data stares into the eye of powerful hurricane Lorenzo
Satellite data has confirmed that Lorenzo is a major hurricane in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean with an impressive structure. (2019-09-27)
Basking sharks exhibit different diving behavior depending on the season
Tracking the world's second-largest shark species has revealed that it moves to different depths depending on the time of year. (2019-09-26)
Lorenzo now a more organized and powerful hurricane on NASA satellite imagery
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a full visible image of a strengthening Hurricane Lorenzo in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean. (2019-09-26)
Mosquito eye inspires artificial compound lens (video)
Anyone who's tried to swat a pesky mosquito knows how quickly the insects can evade a hand or fly swatter. (2019-09-25)
Researchers uncover privacy flaw in e-passports
Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have discovered a flaw in the security standard used in biometric passports (e-passports) worldwide since 2004. (2019-09-25)
T. rex used a stiff skull to eat its prey
A Tyrannosaurus rex could bite hard enough to shatter the bones of its prey. (2019-09-25)
Mice, like humans, fidget when deep in thought
By measuring the brain activity of mice during decision making, neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory observed that like humans, mice also seemed to fidget, or make uninstructed movements unrelated to the trained task. (2019-09-24)
NASA satellite looks at Tropical Storm Kiko's cloud heights, temperatures
NASA's Aqua Satellite provides a variety of data on tropical cyclones including cloud heights and cloud top temperatures. (2019-09-24)
QUT researchers use AI to bring sharper focus to eye testing
Researchers at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia have applied artificial intelligence (AI) deep learning techniques to develop a more accurate and detailed method for analysing images of the back of the eye to help clinicians better detect and track eye diseases, such as glaucoma and aged-related macular degeneration. (2019-09-23)
New augmented reality head mounted display offers unrivalled viewing experience
Cambridge engineers have developed a new augmented reality (AR) head-mounted display (HMD) that delivers a realistic 3D viewing experience, without the commonly associated side effects of nausea or eyestrain. (2019-09-23)
Saw but forgot -- drivers' memory lapses puts motorcyclists at risk
There are an estimated 90 fatalities a year in the UK caused by drivers pulling out into the path of an oncoming motorcycle.New research by psychologists at the University of Nottingham suggests this sort of crash may often be the result of a short-term memory failure rather than the driver not seeing an approaching motorcycle. (2019-09-23)
Neurological signals from the spinal cord surprise scientists
With a study of the network between nerve and muscle cells in turtles, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have gained new insight into the way in which movements are generated and maintained. (2019-09-19)
Researchers find way to study proteins moving (relatively) slowly
Proteins keep our organs functioning, egulate our cells and are the targets for medications that treat a number of diseases, including cancers and neurological diseases. (2019-09-18)
People with autism show atypical brain activity when coordinating visual and motor information
The brain is organized differently in individuals with ASD in its function for basic sensorimotor behaviors, but these functions can differ between people with autism. (2019-09-18)
NASA's wide view of major hurricane Humberto's massive Atlantic 'tail'
NASA's Aqua satellite is one in a fleet of NASA satellites that provide data for research. (2019-09-18)
NASA satellite provides a view of a large hurricane Humberto
NASA's Terra Satellite provided a visible image of Hurricane Humberto when it was off the coast of the Carolinas and slowly moving north. (2019-09-17)
Scanning the lens of the eye could predict type 2 diabetes and prediabetes
New research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Barcelona, Spain, (Sept. (2019-09-15)
Predictable esports: Amateurs and professionals sit differently in a chair
A group of scientists from Skoltech, the MIPT, and the State University of Aerospace Instrumentation in St. (2019-09-13)
Cause of congenital nystagmus found
Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have overturned the long held view that congenital nystagmus, a condition where eyes make repetitive involuntary movements, is a brain disorder by showing that its cause is actually retinal. (2019-09-12)
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