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Researchers find mouse and human eye movements share important similarity

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Researchers find mouse and human eye movements share important similarity Researchers find mouse and human eye movements share important similarity Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a study published today in Current Biology, Arne Meyer, John O’Keefe and Jasper Poort used a lightweight eye-tracking system composed of miniature video cameras and …

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    Our eye movements help us retrieve memories, suggests new study

    Our eye movements help us retrieve memories, suggests new study 5

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a recent study, scientists at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute (RRI) found that research participants moved their eyes to determine whether they had seen an image before, and that their eye movement patterns could predict mistakes in memory. They obtained these results using an innovative new …

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      Autism eye scan could lead to early detection

      Autism eye scan could lead to early detection 6

      Dr. Paul Constable using eye scan device to potentially detect autism Credit: Flinders University A new eye scan could help identify autism in children years earlier than currently possible. The non-invasive eye scan utilises a hand-held device to find a pattern of subtle electrical signals in the retina that are …

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        New discovery has important implications for treating common eye disease

        New discovery has important implications for treating common eye disease 7

        The honeycomb structure of flat mounted retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells, that line the back of the eye. Credit: Trinity College Dublin Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have made an important discovery with implications for those living with a common, debilitating eye disease (age-related macular degeneration, AMD) that can cause …

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          New treatment discovered for rare eye disease may prevent blindness

          New treatment discovered for rare eye disease may prevent blindness 8

          Cedars-Sinai investigators discovered that thyroid eye disease can be effectively treated with an intravenous medicine. Credit: Cedars-Sinai Patients with thyroid eye disease who used the minimally invasive insulin-like growth factor I blocking antibody, teprotumumab, experienced improvement in their symptoms, appearance and quality of life, according to a study recently published …

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            Microscopic eye movements vital for 20/20 vision

            Microscopic eye movements vital for 20/20 vision 9

            Credit: CC0 Public Domain Visual acuity—the ability to discern letters, numbers, and objects from a distance—is essential for many tasks, from recognizing a friend across a room to driving a car. Researchers previously assumed that visual acuity was primarily determined by the optics of the eye and the anatomy of …

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