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Air Pollution and Eye Health

The eye is a delicate organ with a large and moist area exposed to the environment. Thus, it is more susceptible to air pollution than other parts of the body. However, the response of eyes to airborne pollutants ranges from nil to severe irritation and chronic pain; even with contact lenses, eyes are still more sensitive to such effects.

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Removing a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising beta cells

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Dimensionality reduction analysis reveals fine-scale diversity within the Japanese population

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Deleting a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising insulin-producing cells

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Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea

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Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

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Russian researchers explain why new pathogenic viruses are so hard to detect

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Coronavirus unlikely to spread through tears

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Multi-corneal barrier-on-a-chip device could help improve ophthalmic drug development

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Research team identifies a molecule that directs neurons

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Study shows importance of sleep for children’s health and social competence

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Non-invasively monitoring internal organ temperature with shining lights

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Coronavirus cases approaching the 400,000 mark

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COVID19 patients describe a loss of smell and taste

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Researchers show possibility to control cell bioenergetics by changing mitochondria content

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New ultra-compact camera captures high-contrast and super-resolution images

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Neurotensinergic neurons in the brainstem regulate non-REM sleep

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CNIC scientists identify inflammatory regulatory circuit controlled by endothelial cells in the eye

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Research provides better understanding of how tremor happens

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Gig economy workers hurt by coronavirus eye new federal funds for relief