'Worm' is really a catchall term for a huge variety of animals with different characteristics that span the tree of life. They hold clues about our own origins as well as hints about human health.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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Harvard Medical School scientists reverse age-related vision loss, eye damage from glaucoma in mice.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~11 min
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"Our findings do not prove that all corneas are resistant," says Jonathan Miner."But every donor cornea we tested was resistant to the novel coronavirus."
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~5 min
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Scientists have used gene therapy to regenerate damaged nerve fibres in the eye, in a discovery that could aid the development of new treatments for glaucoma,
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~5 min
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"...science now has tools that allow us to explain why an individual, from moment to moment, might fail to remember something stored in their memory."
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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Brighter areas, such as agricultural land, aren't hospitable to big-eyed birds, research finds. The study links the size of bird eyes, habitat, and foraging style.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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Your mouth might be obscured, but science shows you say a huge amount with your eyes.
Sept. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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