retina
Retinal Film Detects Light
Retinal Film Detects Light
Jef Akst | Nov 13, 2014
A new light-sensitive nanotube-based film could pave the way to more flexible and durable retinal implants.
The Eye
The Eye
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2014
An overview of visual processing
The Bionic Eye
The Bionic Eye
Various Researchers | Oct 1, 2014
Using the latest technologies, researchers are constructing novel prosthetic devices to restore vision in the blind.
Retina Recordings
Retina Recordings
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2014
Scientists adapt an in vivo retina recorder for ex vivo use.
Guiding Light
Guiding Light
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Oct 1, 2014
Retinal glial cells acting as optical fibers shuttle longer wavelengths of light to individual cones.
Cone Cell Correctors
Cone Cell Correctors
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Oct 1, 2014
In mice, adult cone cell outer segments and their visual functions deteriorate if two microRNAs are not present.
An Eye for Detail
An Eye for Detail
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 1, 2014
Vision researcher John Dowling has spent a lifetime studying the neural architecture of the retina. He is closing his laboratory after 53 years, opting to extend these studies as a postdoc.
Let There Be Sight
Let There Be Sight
Various Researchers | Oct 1, 2014
Hear from Diane Ashworth, one of the world’s first recipients of a bionic eye implant.
Robo Retina
Robo Retina
Daniel Palanker | Oct 1, 2014
Learn about the photovoltaic retinal prosthesis from one of its developers, Daniel Palanker of Stanford University.
Week in Review: June 9–13
Week in Review: June 9–13
Tracy Vence | Jun 13, 2014
Ancient apoptotic pathway connects humans to coral; lab-grown, light-sensing retinal tissue; tracking cancer with synthetic phospholipids; diving deep into the lung microbiome