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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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Vaccines and monoclonal antibodies being developed for respiratory syncytial virus

Vaccines and monoclonal antibodies being developed for respiratory syncytial virus

Crying out for new disease diagnoses

Crying out for new disease diagnoses

UIC focuses on developing an antiviral therapy for filoviruses

UIC focuses on developing an antiviral therapy for filoviruses

Study finds high level of resilience among children and adolescents living with glaucoma

Study finds high level of resilience among children and adolescents living with glaucoma

Scientists discover new target for treatment of premature aging disorders

Scientists discover new target for treatment of premature aging disorders

Study uncovers new prognostic marker for multiple sclerosis severity

Study uncovers new prognostic marker for multiple sclerosis severity

Study outlines strategies people with visual impairment use to navigate social challenges

Study outlines strategies people with visual impairment use to navigate social challenges

Mount Sinai receives $500,000 SU2C grant to identify therapeutic combinations for KRAS-mutant lung cancers

Mount Sinai receives $500,000 SU2C grant to identify therapeutic combinations for KRAS-mutant lung cancers

WVU professor receives $1.6 million to expand research on brain circuits

WVU professor receives $1.6 million to expand research on brain circuits

NIH researchers develop three-dimensional structure of twinkle protein

NIH researchers develop three-dimensional structure of twinkle protein

Vascular dysfunction may be the cause of metabolic changes that can lead to diabetes, study suggests

Vascular dysfunction may be the cause of metabolic changes that can lead to diabetes, study suggests

KAIST researchers engineer a bacterial strain capable of producing lutein

KAIST researchers engineer a bacterial strain capable of producing lutein

Discovery could prevent insulin resistance and have significant benefits for people with type 2 diabetes

Discovery could prevent insulin resistance and have significant benefits for people with type 2 diabetes

New hydrogel treatment disrupts cavity-forming biofilms and whitens teeth

New hydrogel treatment disrupts cavity-forming biofilms and whitens teeth

Inexpensive, self-driven microfluidic chip rapidly detects Hepatitis C virus in about 45 minutes

Inexpensive, self-driven microfluidic chip rapidly detects Hepatitis C virus in about 45 minutes

Case series of first 3 monkeypox patients in Massachusetts treated with tecoviromat

Case series of first 3 monkeypox patients in Massachusetts treated with tecoviromat

How effective is the recommendation of wearing glasses to protect against SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory virus infection?

How effective is the recommendation of wearing glasses to protect against SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory virus infection?

Study suggests an approach for promoting more equitable interpersonal treatment

Study suggests an approach for promoting more equitable interpersonal treatment

New, non-invasive imaging method may help detect an early indicator of glaucoma

New, non-invasive imaging method may help detect an early indicator of glaucoma

Symptoms of monkeypox differ from previous outbreaks

Symptoms of monkeypox differ from previous outbreaks