Our brain looks at eyes first to identify a face
... identification come from, in the first place, the eyes
and then the shape of the mouth and nose.
The ... this resolution if we take into account the eyes
alone ignoring the nose and the mouth but also ... pixels in size. "Furthermore, the pictures of the eyes
provide the least 'noisiest' result, which means ...
CSHL-led team identifies key decision-point at which cells with broken DNA repair themselves or die
... identify a protein with the unlikely name eyes
Absent, or EYA, as performing a critical role in ... Ph.D., of the Tonks lab, showed that when eyes
Absent was not present in damaged cells grown in ... structure, including that oddly named protein, eyes
Absent. Why that one? As Tonks explains, "EYA ...
Stem cell therapy makes cloudy corneas clear, according to Pitt researchers
... trigger a rejection response when injected into eyes
that are scarred and hazy, according to ... indicate that after stem cell treatment, mouse eyes
that initially had corneal defects looked no different than mouse eyes
that had never been damaged," Dr. Funderburgh ...
MIT: Why we have difficulty recognizing faces in photo negatives
... every normal lighting condition, a person's eyes
appear darker than the forehead and cheeks. He ... a third type of image in which the celebrities' eyes
were restored to their original levels of ... because the light/dark relationships between the eyes
and surrounding areas are the same as they would ...
Cats' eye diseases genetically linked to diseases in humans
... models because they have relatively large eyes
that are comparable to those of human babies. The ... develop early changes in the interior of their eyes
by the time they are approximately 2 years old. ... with severe changes in the interior of their eyes
after only a couple of months.
DNA evidence is in, newly discovered species of fish dubbed H. psychedelica
... year ago that the fish with rare, forward-facing eyes
like humans and a secretive nature was the ... .
The species has a flattened face with eyes
directed forward. It's something Pietsch, with 40 ... in front, like it does in humans. Most fish, with eyes
on either side of their head, don't have vision ...
Tom Cruise smile comes with a sunburn price
... is not only a con, but is dangerous to your eyes
and skin, says a Royal Society of Chemistry ... over bleaching without UV, and damages skin and eyes
up to four times as much as sunbathing, reports a ... The treatment is at least as damaging to skin and eyes
as sunbathing in Hyde Park for a midsummer's ...
Spookfish uses mirrors for eyes
... the fundamental optical problem faced by all eyes
how to make an image using a mirror."
While ... into the abyss below. These 'diverticular' eyes
are unique among all vertebrates in that they use ... are largely looking for. The diverticular eyes
image these flashes, warning the spookfish of ...
Uncovering secrets of life in the ocean
... worms, sponges, jellyfish - have the simplest eyes
that exist. They consist of no more than two ... suggested by Charles Darwin as the first eyes
to appear in animal evolution. They cannot form ... how the animals do phototaxis with their simple eyes
and nervous system," explains Detlev Arendt, ...
Study says eyes evolved for X-Ray vision
... Troy, N.Y. The advantage of using two eyes
to see the world around us has long been ... environments like fields or plains, and they have eyes
located on either side of their head. These sideways-facing eyes
allow an animal to see in front of and behind ...
New fossil tells twisted tale of how flatfishes ended up with two eyes on one side of head
... sole, have a bizarre structural adaptation: both eyes
are on one side of their head. What is even more ... it allows flatfishes to use both of their eyes
to look up when they are lying on the seafloor. ... the bottom. Some families of flatfishes have both eyes
on the right side of their head while other ...
Are you looking at me?
... In humans, the eyes
are said to be the window to the soul, conveying ... if the person is just as close, but their eyes
are turned away, the birds resumed feeding ... useful since many predators orient their head and eyes
towards their prey as they attack.
New fish has a face even Dale Chihuly could love
... With its unusual flattened face, the fish's eyes
appear to be directed forward, something Pietsch ... and habits of fishes. Most fishes have eyes
on either side of their head so that each eye sees something different. Only very few fishes have eyes
whose radius of vision overlaps in front, ...
Logging road threatens rare peat dome, tigers
... In an investigative report published today by eyes
on the Forest, evidence shows that a new logging ... recognized conservation area, according to eyes
on the Forest, a coalition of local NGO network ... logging road, said Nursamsu of WWF-Indonesia and eyes
on the Forest coordinator. But the tigers of ...
Zoologists challenge longstanding theory that 'eyespots' mimic the eyes of predators' enemies
... conspicuous features, not because they mimic the eyes
of the predators own enemies, according to ... been assumed that this is because they mimic the eyes
of the predators own enemies.
However, recent ... conspicuous features, not because they mimic the eyes
of the predators own enemies. This suggests that ...
Blue-eyed humans have a single, common ancestor
... New research shows that people with blue eyes
have a single, common ancestor. A team at the ... the pigment that gives colour to our hair, eyes
and skin. The switch, which is located in the ... melanin in the iris effectively diluting brown eyes
to blue. The switchs effect on OCA2 is very ...
Multiple species of bacteria may cause trachoma: Implications for treatment
... of the eyelid. As the eyelashes of the infected eyes
turn inward they scar the cornea - the ... that is typically described in trachoma-infected eyes
but also the type usually associated with ... strongly linked with severe inflammation of the eyes
as was infection with the C. trachomatis bacteria ...
7th annual [BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference 'Molecular Evolution' June 18-19, 2009
... J. Gehring, opening the conference with a keynote lecture, "Evolution of eyes
and Photoreceptors", is Professor at the Biozentrum of the University of ... master control gene, that is, Pax6 can induce the formation of ectopic eyes
in both insects and vertebrates, necessitates a reconsideration of the ...
'The Vision Revolution': Eyes are the source of human 'superpowers'
... user's manuals listing all the powers we're capable of much of what our eyes
can do is still not yet known," Changizi said. "That's why I think this is ... misleadingly simple questions: 1) Why do we see in color? 2) Why do our eyes
face forward? 3) Why do we see illusions? 4) Why does reading come so ...
New species of spiders discovered by UBC scientist in Papua New Guinea
... the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC.
Two of the jumping spiders' eight eyes
have evolved to be large with high-resolution vision to spot prey. Female ... Maddison. "Jumping spiders with their remarkably miniaturized yet acute eyes
could help us understand how to push the limits of vision. In addition to ...
Iowa State researcher develops new treatment method for canine eye diseases
... University researcher is exploring a new method of getting medicine to the eyes
of infected dogs that is more effective and reliable than using eye drops. ... to replace eye drops that may require an owner to put drops in a dog's eyes
several times a day, sometimes without noticeable effect.
"With drops, ...
Gene therapy restores vision to mice with retinal degeneration
... cells was found in about 10 percent of ganglion cells in the treated eyes
but not in eyes
that received a sham injection. Many of the melanopsin-expressing cells ...
Protecting those who heal
... September in Latin America, the IAEA is organizing a study to test the eyes
of interventional cardiologists participating in a regional medical ... themselves better in the future and reduce further radiation in their eyes
while maintaining the clinical load."
The IAEAs Dr. Madan Rehani, a ...
Shrimps see beyond the rainbow
... scientists have shown that shrimp of the species Gonodactylus smithii have eyes
that simultaneously measure four linear and two circular polarisations, ... the whole story in our case, though. We found the same structures in the eyes
of both boy and girl mantis shrimps, and yet neither have circularly ...
American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- May 7, 2008
... in medical knowledge about the biochemical changes that occur inside the eyes
of individuals with diabetic retinopathy (DR) a leading cause of vision ... report discovery of 37 proteins that were increased or decreased in the eyes
of patients with DR compared to patients without the disease.
Edward P. ...
Sharper image: UH optometrist establishes sports vision clinic
... the offseason to test, train and condition the female athletes and their eyes
in preparation for the 2007-08 season.
We started out by examining ... neglect the need for eye protection.
The easiest way to protect your eyes
as an athlete is to get regular eye exams and to wear proper eye ...
Working memory has limited 'slots'
... than a wider range of fuzzier impressions.
Humans rarely move their eyes
smoothly. As our eyes
flit from object to object, the visual system briefly shuts off to cut ...
Is DNA repair a substitute for sex?
... the gene pool that sex usually does. (For example, a gene coding for brown eyes
may repair a gene coding for blue eyes
on its paired chromosome, and end up turning the blue-eye gene into a ...
NYU scientists set stage for understanding how color vision is processed
... study was supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
have been optimized to process maximum amounts of information by perceiving different parameters of the visual world and responding to them. The eyes
can perform several major functions, from simple detection of light for ...
Pew Institute teams with Chantecaille Cosmetics to protect global marine life
... percent of the proceeds of its gorgeous new Protected Paradise Face and eyes
compacts to support vital marine science research and conservation ... climate change. Chantecailles newly released Protected Paradise Face and eyes
makeup compacts will support the Pew Fellows in Marine Conservation, who ...
Language of a fly proves surprising
... of researchers has developed a novel way to view the world through the eyes
of a common fly and partially decode the insects reactions to changes in ... organisms have an interest in conserving energy, Nemenman said. Fly eyes
account for about one-tenth of the flys energy consumption. The fly wants ...
Typical North American diet is deficient in omega-3 fatty acids
Omega 3 fatty acids are important for the babys developing eyes
and brain, says Dr. Sheila Innis, the studys principal investigator, head ... neurological maturity in babies who are unable to talk. Since the eyes
are connected to the brain, they reflect the brains development.
New study uncovers secrets behind butterfly wing patterns
... Irvine, Calif., Oct. 25, 2007 -- The genes that make a fruit fly's eyes
red also produce red wing patterns in the Heliconius butterfly found in ... two additional butterfly experts -- Adriana Briscoe, who studies butterfly eyes
and color vision, and Tony Long, who studies eyespot patterns on butterfly ...
Researchers: No faking it, crocodile tears are real
... seven animals teared up as they tore into their food, with some of their eyes
even frothing and bubbling.
There are a lot of references in general ... land. Thats critical to seeing the tearing because in water the animals eyes
would be wet anyway.
The farms keepers dont train the crocodiles to ...
JCI table of contents: Aug. 16, 2007
... induces the formation of an abnormal network of blood vessels in the eyes
of wild-type mice, but not in the eyes
of S1P2R-deficient mice. The absence of pathological blood vessel ...
Toxic molecule may help birds 'see' north and south
... a biochemical process involving the protein cryptochrome in a bird's eye.
Cryptochrome is a blue-light photoreceptor found in plants and in the eyes
of birds and other animals. Schulten was the first to propose (in 2000) that this protein was a key component of birds' geomagnetic sense, a proposal ...
New supplement may help slow sight loss in elderly
... the expensive treatments that are needed to deal with the condition.
"Up to 500 people a year in Northern Ireland will lose sight in one or both eyes
as a result of late AMD.
"We wanted to carry out the study as prevention of progression to late AMD can result in a reduced financial and societal ...
Major breakthrough in early detection and prevention of AMD
... and inflammation program at the National Eye Institute.
Ambati's research team was able to detect these same abnormal blood vessels in the living eyes
of mice by attaching anti-CCR3 antibodies to tiny semiconductor nanocrystals called "quantum dots" and injecting these into the mice. The antibodies ...
Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics
... GeoEye-2, which is expected to be launched around 2012 and would have a ground resolution twice as fine as GeoEye-1.
These powerful public eyes
in the sky have already had an impact. Madden says for instance, a researcher at the University of California, San Diego is using satellite imagery ...
Genital stimulation opens door for cryptic female choice in tsetse flies
... the 30-minute ritual during which the male rubs the underside of the female's abdomen with his hind legs, sings to her by buzzing his wings, rubs her eyes
with his front legs, and so on.
With Daniel Briceo, professor of biology at the University of Costa Rica, Eberhard modified male genital ...