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How Does the Eye Work?

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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Review explores patients' and physicians' experiences with remote consultations in primary care

Review explores patients' and physicians' experiences with remote consultations in primary care

Young children’s mobility, motor skills linked with good vision and eye health

Young children’s mobility, motor skills linked with good vision and eye health

Defective gene in blood cancers could be treated with already available drugs

Defective gene in blood cancers could be treated with already available drugs

Ultra-rapid genome sequencing technology can detect rare genetic diseases in eight hours

Ultra-rapid genome sequencing technology can detect rare genetic diseases in eight hours

Specific behavioral markers can indicate developmental problems in preterm infants

Specific behavioral markers can indicate developmental problems in preterm infants

The zoonotic potential of epidemic porcine deltacoronavirus

The zoonotic potential of epidemic porcine deltacoronavirus

Study reveals the beneficial role of fat in type 2 diabetes

Study reveals the beneficial role of fat in type 2 diabetes

First patient-derived stem cell model developed for studying oculocutaneous albinism

First patient-derived stem cell model developed for studying oculocutaneous albinism

Modular super-enhancer regulates gene expression involved in retina development

Modular super-enhancer regulates gene expression involved in retina development

New lab-on-a-chip platform for detecting SARS-CoV-2 in resource-limited settings

New lab-on-a-chip platform for detecting SARS-CoV-2 in resource-limited settings

Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

Model of neuromuscular junction could accelerate new treatments for neuromuscular diseases

Model of neuromuscular junction could accelerate new treatments for neuromuscular diseases

WVU receives funding from National Eye Institute for retinal degeneration research

WVU receives funding from National Eye Institute for retinal degeneration research

Melatonin found to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 entry into mice brains

Melatonin found to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 entry into mice brains

SARS-CoV-2 appears to persist in organs throughout the body for months

SARS-CoV-2 appears to persist in organs throughout the body for months

Cryo-ET reveals molecular mechanisms underlying gene mutations within the eye

Cryo-ET reveals molecular mechanisms underlying gene mutations within the eye

The brains of infants with autism do not tune in with motherese speech

The brains of infants with autism do not tune in with motherese speech

Cochlear implantation provides benefits for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

Cochlear implantation provides benefits for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

AI can detect signs of lung-clogging blot clots in electrocardiograms, shows study

AI can detect signs of lung-clogging blot clots in electrocardiograms, shows study

Scientists publish the most extensive description to date of WAGR syndrome

Scientists publish the most extensive description to date of WAGR syndrome