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Scientists find structures that help keep memories precise

May 4th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): A group of scientists has revealed structural "traces" in the brain that help to keep memories precise.Neuroscientist Pico Caroni at the Friedrich Miescher Institute in Basel, Switzerland, led ... Read more...

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Potential cure for vision diseases that lead to terminal blindness found

August 5th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 05 (ANI): Scientists have found a possible cure for degenerative vision diseases leading to terminal blindness.The solution to cure blindness, however, may be rooted in an unconventional therapeutic approach.Scientists at ... Read more...

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Eyes alert us to approaching objects before brain notices

September 7th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): Swiss scientists have discovered a kind of eye cells that can alert people to any objects drawing near, without taking the brain's help.Botond Roska and his colleagues ... Read more...

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Blind mice see the light after algae protein treatment

April 28th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, April 28 (ANI): Swiss researchers have successfully treated blind mice to sense light by inserting a protein derived from algae into their eyes.Botond Roska of the Friedrich Miescher Institute ... Read more...

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