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The human eye is a wonder of engineering. It consists of many different parts that work together to provide visual information to the brain, which then translates it into information that is useful to the body.

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Scientists discover new treatment target for osteoarthritis-like knee cartilage degeneration

Scientists discover new treatment target for osteoarthritis-like knee cartilage degeneration

Newly-identified nutrient helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria

Newly-identified nutrient helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria

Study reveals significant role of ADAMTS1 protein in uveal melanoma

Study reveals significant role of ADAMTS1 protein in uveal melanoma

Myelin‐specific T cells implicated in central nervous system disease in monkeys

Myelin‐specific T cells implicated in central nervous system disease in monkeys

Study to examine if changing mealtimes could reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes

Study to examine if changing mealtimes could reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes

Specific brain neurons could provide a target for treating sleep-related disorders

Specific brain neurons could provide a target for treating sleep-related disorders

Scientists discover genetic variations that have a drastic impact on small molecules

Scientists discover genetic variations that have a drastic impact on small molecules

Large study provides new understanding of genome diversity in Ukrainian population

Large study provides new understanding of genome diversity in Ukrainian population

Scientists identify sensor in human lungs that detects SARS-CoV-2

Scientists identify sensor in human lungs that detects SARS-CoV-2

Researchers receive NIH grant to develop more effective flu vaccines

Researchers receive NIH grant to develop more effective flu vaccines

Schlieren techniques demonstrate patterns of exhaled air spread from wind instruments and singers

Schlieren techniques demonstrate patterns of exhaled air spread from wind instruments and singers

Mass spectrometry imaging may one day aid in diagnosing brain diseases

Mass spectrometry imaging may one day aid in diagnosing brain diseases

Study reveals a brain mechanism underlying visual hallucinations in the blind

Study reveals a brain mechanism underlying visual hallucinations in the blind

In Los Angeles and beyond, oxygen is the latest covid bottleneck

In Los Angeles and beyond, oxygen is the latest covid bottleneck

Novel low molecular weight dextran-sulphate could play a key role in glaucoma treatment

Novel low molecular weight dextran-sulphate could play a key role in glaucoma treatment

Mass spectrometry imaging shows promise in diagnosing brain diseases

Mass spectrometry imaging shows promise in diagnosing brain diseases

Older adults with cognitive impairment who live alone are hit hard by pandemic

Older adults with cognitive impairment who live alone are hit hard by pandemic

Study: Antibiotics are not necessary after most endoscopic sinus surgeries

Study: Antibiotics are not necessary after most endoscopic sinus surgeries

AI screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy do not show consistent performance

AI screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy do not show consistent performance

Hospital prices just got a lot more transparent. What does this mean for you?

Hospital prices just got a lot more transparent. What does this mean for you?