1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Light sensing cells (photosensitive ganglion cells) in the eye, which contain the pigment melanopsin, set the body's biological clock.
Researchers at the University of Toronto believe they have found the reason that we cannot remember the first few years of childhood, Brains of babies have an increased rate of new cell creation which may cause this "infantile amnesia". The study found th…
Tabloid and local newspapers as well as BBC radio recently reported on research from 2010 which involved cats.
Scientists have uncovered the secret behind the rapid progression of retinoblastoma, a rare type of childhood eye cancer.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has been linked to the lack of a protective enzyme in the retina.
As the statistics on the use of animals for research in 2013 have been released today, we thought it would be nice to look back on the impressive research published last year.
Researchers have reversed the symptoms of glaucoma in rats using medicated eye drops.
Two scientists have cracked the code used by cells at the back of the eye to convert light into a signal that our brain is able to understand.
A common form of blindness has been successfully treated in dogs using gene therapy.
Mouse retinas have been grown in the lab using embryonic stem cells.