News tagged with light intensity
Neurobiologists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute have been able to dissect a mechanism in the retina that facilitates our ability to see both in the dark and in the light. They identified a cellular switch ...
Neuroscience Mar 27, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Researchers led by biomedical engineering Professor Shy Shoham of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology are testing the power of holography to artificially stimulate cells in the eye, with hopes of ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The traffic light system used as a guide to health information in food could be used in a similar way to help people become more active.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research has shown that mutations in the psen1 gene are common in the familial forms of Alzheimer's disease, and the Presenilin-1 protein that the gene encodes is known to be involved in the cleavage of the amyloid precursor ...
Neuroscience Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
To make information transmission to the brain reliable, the retina first has to "digitize" the image. Until now, it was widely believed that this step takes place in the retinal ganglion cells, the output ...
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Every week, 150 bobwhite quail eggs arrive in the mail for Robert Lickliter, professor and director of graduate studies in the Psychology Department at FIU.
Health Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Johbu Itoh at the Tokai University School of Medicine in Japan has developed a new and highly effective cancer therapy method where cancer cells are irradiated with ultraviolet C (UVC) light. The new method ...
Cancer Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at the Center for Laser Applications at the University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma have developed a technology that goes on a "seek and destroy" mission for cancerous tumors. They have harnessed ...
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Swiss scientists have proven that light intensity influences our cognitive performance and how alert we feel, and that these positive effects last until early evening.
Neuroscience May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
There are lots of ways to treat a heart attack CPR, aspirin, clot-busters and more. Now CU medical school researchers have found a new candidate: Intense light.
Cardiology Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Recent research suggests that the modern day-day-night-night shift pattern for shift workers may not be as disruptive or as potentially carcinogenic as older, more extreme shift patterns.
Health Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Older people who regularly exercise at a moderate to intense level may be less likely to develop the small brain lesions, sometimes referred to as "silent strokes," that are the first sign of cerebrovascular disease, according ...
Neuroscience Jun 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |