Scientists identify potential treatment target for diabetic retinopathy
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  October 11, 2017  
  Ophthalmology / Optometry  
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 Scientists identify potential treatment target for diabetic retinopathyScientists identify potential treatment target for diabetic retinopathy
 
In oxygen-compromising conditions like diabetes, the body grows new blood vessels to help, but the result is often leaky, dysfunctional vessels that make bad matters worse.
 
 
 NsXeR protein: A new optogenetic tool to control muscle and neuronal cellsNsXeR protein: A new optogenetic tool to control muscle and neuronal cells
 
Scientists have examined a protein that will find application in optogenetics and could be used to control muscle and neuronal cells. The paper on the light-sensitive NsXeR protein of the xenorhodopsin class was published in Science Advances by the international team of researchers from MIPT, Research center Jülich, and Institut de Biologie Structurale.
 
   Farsighted preschoolers, kindergartners have hard time paying attention, study suggestsFarsighted preschoolers, kindergartners have hard time paying attention, study suggests
 
Farsighted preschoolers and kindergartners have a harder time paying attention and that could put them at risk of slipping behind in school, a new study suggests.
 
   Researchers identify molecular clues to understand formation of CCMsResearchers identify molecular clues to understand formation of CCMs
 
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with national collaborators, have identified a series of molecular clues to understanding the formation of cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs).
 
   Researchers identify new mechanism that causes hallmark symptoms of Parkinson's diseaseResearchers identify new mechanism that causes hallmark symptoms of Parkinson's disease
 
A KAIST research team has identified a new mechanism that causes the hallmark symptoms of Parkinson's disease, namely tremors, rigidity, and loss of voluntary movement.
 
 Rainin pipettes and TerraRack pipette tip racks enabling dog breeders to ensure health of their animals
 
Rainin pipettes and TerraRack pipette tip racks enabling dog breeders to ensure health of their animalsMETTLER TOLEDO’s Rainin pipettes and TerraRack pipette tip racks are helping Paw Print Genetics in Spokane, USA, to offer a canine carrier screening service, enabling dog breeders to ensure the health of their animals.
 
 
 Researchers examine wide range of visual impairments developed by stroke survivors
 
Researchers examine wide range of visual impairments developed by stroke survivorsA new University of Liverpool study, published today in Brain and Behaviour, examines the wide range of visual impairments developed by stroke survivors.