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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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Researchers develop unique diagnostic tool to detect dystonia from MRI scans

Researchers develop unique diagnostic tool to detect dystonia from MRI scans

Inflammation in the eye after COVID-19

Inflammation in the eye after COVID-19

Researchers demonstrate the utility of AI in identifying neural degeneration

Researchers demonstrate the utility of AI in identifying neural degeneration

Cellular and molecular map of the human heart could guide personalized medicine

Cellular and molecular map of the human heart could guide personalized medicine

Federal restrictions on corneal donations prevent vision-restoring surgery

Federal restrictions on corneal donations prevent vision-restoring surgery

Specific assessment of the eye may help diagnose and monitor concussions

Specific assessment of the eye may help diagnose and monitor concussions

Study explains the biased perception of romantic success

Study explains the biased perception of romantic success

Researchers investigate molecular mechanism responsible for hypnotic effects of thalidomide

Researchers investigate molecular mechanism responsible for hypnotic effects of thalidomide

Drugs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B could be repurposed to prevent type 2 diabetes

Drugs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B could be repurposed to prevent type 2 diabetes

Study shows effectiveness of UV-C light for killing COVID-19 on N95 respirators

Study shows effectiveness of UV-C light for killing COVID-19 on N95 respirators

Intra-CREATE grants awarded to support research on personalized medicine and cell therapy

Intra-CREATE grants awarded to support research on personalized medicine and cell therapy

Study reveals how people with retinal degenerative disease can maintain night vision

Study reveals how people with retinal degenerative disease can maintain night vision

COVID-19 can affect the retina

COVID-19 can affect the retina

Making sense of blood glucose data to better optimize self-management of diabetes

Making sense of blood glucose data to better optimize self-management of diabetes

Machine-learning algorithm can detect early, subtle signs of osteoarthritis

Machine-learning algorithm can detect early, subtle signs of osteoarthritis

Biomarker for earlier diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases detected in the eye

Biomarker for earlier diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases detected in the eye

Researchers generate accurate replications of human retinas in a dish

Researchers generate accurate replications of human retinas in a dish

UConn researchers validate clinical feasibility of CRISPR-based platform for COVID-19 testing

UConn researchers validate clinical feasibility of CRISPR-based platform for COVID-19 testing

New insights into human genetics

New insights into human genetics

International researchers set out to compare different countries' COVID-19 responses

International researchers set out to compare different countries' COVID-19 responses