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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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Simple, portable test can detect poisonous mushrooms in minutes

Simple, portable test can detect poisonous mushrooms in minutes

Researchers develop smart contact lens sensor for point-of-care eye health monitoring

Researchers develop smart contact lens sensor for point-of-care eye health monitoring

Survey: Majority of Americans strongly support organ and tissue donation for research

Survey: Majority of Americans strongly support organ and tissue donation for research

Ultrathin crack-based strain sensors show promise in enhancing human touch

Ultrathin crack-based strain sensors show promise in enhancing human touch

Depth perception tests could help identify dementia patients at increased risk of falling

Depth perception tests could help identify dementia patients at increased risk of falling

Coping with adult nightmares

Coping with adult nightmares

New wearable device to diagnose Alzheimer's disease

New wearable device to diagnose Alzheimer's disease

Breakthrough in artificial biomimetic sight

Breakthrough in artificial biomimetic sight

Study suggests potential treatment to alleviate disorders of consciousness

Study suggests potential treatment to alleviate disorders of consciousness

Researchers identify key modifier in large genetic deletion linked to neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers identify key modifier in large genetic deletion linked to neurodevelopmental disorders

AAO urges people to protect themselves from age-related macular degeneration

AAO urges people to protect themselves from age-related macular degeneration

Nutrition researcher shows how foods affect our hormones and health

Nutrition researcher shows how foods affect our hormones and health

Nestpick releases 2050 climate change city index

Nestpick releases 2050 climate change city index

One in five operations with in-network surgeons and facilities could result in surprise bills

One in five operations with in-network surgeons and facilities could result in surprise bills

Marijuana use increases false memories finds study

Marijuana use increases false memories finds study

Fossilized dinosaur tail is home to a 60-million-year-old tumor

Fossilized dinosaur tail is home to a 60-million-year-old tumor

Scientists measure how sensory stimuli are processed in the brain

Scientists measure how sensory stimuli are processed in the brain

New treatment effective at reversing the manifestations of thyroid eye disease

New treatment effective at reversing the manifestations of thyroid eye disease

High bacterial levels in half of lupus skin rashes

High bacterial levels in half of lupus skin rashes

Discovery of potential cause of age-related macular degeneration

Discovery of potential cause of age-related macular degeneration