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Ophthamologist Alan Scott Dies at Age 89
The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute scientist developed Botox for medicinal use.
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Ophthamologist Alan Scott Dies at Age 89
Ophthamologist Alan Scott Dies at Age 89

The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute scientist developed Botox for medicinal use.

The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute scientist developed Botox for medicinal use.

ABOVE: APPOS

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Medical Researcher and Philanthropist Laszlo Bito Dies at 87
Chloe Tenn | Dec 2, 2021
His work contributed to the development of the drug Xalatan, a treatment for glaucoma.
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Image of the Day: Fossilized Eyes
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 20, 2019
Both modern and ancient crane fly eyes contain eumelanin, a light-screening pigment.
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Image of the Day: Fly Eye
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 16, 2019
See a developing Drosophila eye.
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Domestication Might Have Sculpted Eyebrow Expressions in Dogs
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 18, 2019
Dogs have stronger facial muscles compared to wolves, giving them the sad or “puppy dog eyes” look.
An Eye Scan for Alzheimer’s Disease?
Shawna Williams | Nov 1, 2017
Researchers aim for a routine screen to detect the neurodegenerative disease—decades before symptoms appear.