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  • Saudi Arabia Vision 2030: Vibrant society, thriving economy, ambitious nation

    Saudi Arabia Vision 2030: Vibrant society, thriving economy, ambitious nation

    September 23 marked the 87th anniversary of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This auspicious occasion not just celebrates the historic unification of the Kingdom but also invokes within every Saudi citizen a sense of immense pride......

    September 24, 2017
  • Vision keeps developing until mid-life

    Vision keeps developing until mid-life

    Challenging current belief that our vision matures in the first few years of life, researchers have found that the visual cortex, the human brain's vision-processing centre, actually continues to develop until some time in the late 30s or early 40s.......

    May 30, 2017
  • Eye drops could replace injections in vision loss treatment

    Eye drops could replace injections in vision loss treatment

    Scientists at Britain's University of Birmingham have developed a type of eye drop which could spell the end of painful injections directly into the eye to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a common eye disorder that causes blindness. A painless......

    May 16, 2017
  • Gene delivery system shows promise in vision loss prevention

    Gene delivery system shows promise in vision loss prevention

    Researchers have developed gene- carrying nanoparticles that home in on target cells and prevent vision loss in animal models of an inherited eye disease which is also one of the most common causes of blindness in children. Though this research,......

    May 11, 2017
  • 3D-printed micro-camera with eagle-eye vision

    3D-printed micro-camera with eagle-eye vision

    Scientists have developed a new 3D-printed camera that could provide eagle-eye vision to micro-drones. The micro camera may be employed in medical procedures such as endoscopies, or used to develop micro-robots designed to measure, explore or survey, said researchers from......

    February 20, 2017
  • Why our eyes don't blur when we blink

    Why our eyes don't blur when we blink

    Ever wondered why we are not plunged into intermittent darkness when we blink? Researchers in Singapore may have the answer. It is because our brain works extra hard to stabilise our vision, without which our surroundings would appear shadowy, erratic......

    January 20, 2017
  • Marijuana compound may improve night vision

    Marijuana compound may improve night vision

    Turning conventional wisdom on its head, researchers have found that cannabinoids, the active agent in marijuana, may improve low-light vision of vertebrates by sensitising retinal cells. The experiment was conducted in tadpoles and it is too early to say if......

    August 26, 2016