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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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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

MDI Biological Laboratory receives €280,000 to address the problem of tendon injury

MDI Biological Laboratory receives €280,000 to address the problem of tendon injury

Safer UVC light effectively kills SARS-CoV-2

Safer UVC light effectively kills SARS-CoV-2

Wearing eyeglasses protects against SARS-CoV-2

Wearing eyeglasses protects against SARS-CoV-2

Novel mechanism that may confer protection against glaucoma identified

Novel mechanism that may confer protection against glaucoma identified

UC Davis uses microneedles to deliver gene therapy for retinal diseases

UC Davis uses microneedles to deliver gene therapy for retinal diseases

Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union tracks SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences

Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union tracks SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences

New process enriches omega-3 fatty acid content in dietary supplements

New process enriches omega-3 fatty acid content in dietary supplements

Can amodiaquine short circuit this pandemic?

Can amodiaquine short circuit this pandemic?

High school athletes are at risk for concussions and may need a longer recovery than thought

High school athletes are at risk for concussions and may need a longer recovery than thought

IRT technology provides more options to estimate facial temperatures with greater accuracy

IRT technology provides more options to estimate facial temperatures with greater accuracy

Combining nanotechnology with immunotherapy to fight deadly metastatic breast cancer

Combining nanotechnology with immunotherapy to fight deadly metastatic breast cancer

Study offers evidence for quantitative VR research by validating digital VR display of CT

Study offers evidence for quantitative VR research by validating digital VR display of CT

Measuring brainwaves produced during REM sleep can predict patients response to treatment from depression

Measuring brainwaves produced during REM sleep can predict patients response to treatment from depression

Babies of depressed or anxious mothers exhibit physiologically stronger signs of stress

Babies of depressed or anxious mothers exhibit physiologically stronger signs of stress

Study may expedite the process to cure blindness and macular degeneration

Study may expedite the process to cure blindness and macular degeneration

National Eye Institute grant supports research initiatives in major vision- robbing conditions

National Eye Institute grant supports research initiatives in major vision- robbing conditions

Nonharmful stress promotes disease resilience in offspring, shows study

Nonharmful stress promotes disease resilience in offspring, shows study