Photon device offers ‘X-ray vision’ through fog

A new algorithm lets researchers reconstruct the movements of photons to see through clouds, fog, and other obstructions.

Taylor Kubota-Stanford • futurity
Sept. 11, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: physics vision lasers light photons algorithms science-and-technology fog

Turmeric-based drug eases eye inflammation in dogs

A new medication made from a compound in turmeric shows promise in treating uveitis, an eye inflammation condition, in dogs. Can it work for people?

Jennifer Gauntt • futurity
Sept. 8, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: dogs inflammation vision health-and-medicine turmeric

Tracking your eyes could fight fake news

A new study shows that eyes linger less on fake news headlines. That could lead to using eye tracking to fight against false headlines.

Maria Hornbek-Copenhagen • futurity
Sept. 8, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: journalism vision society-and-culture

Collision avoidance systems affect a driver’s gaze in 4 ways

Reactions to alerts from collision avoidance systems, which are rarely tested in open road scenarios, fall into four categories, researchers say.

Eric Stann-Missouri • futurity
Aug. 6, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: attention vision featured science-and-technology vehicles drivers

Lasers may benefit glaucoma patients with higher eye pressure more

A new study helps identify the ideal patient to receive selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) to treat glaucoma.

Eric Maze-Missouri • futurity
Aug. 5, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: vision lasers health-and-medicine glaucoma

Vision training may boost batting performance

A program of ten weeks of vision training improved baseball players' batting performance, according to a small study.

Duke University • futurity
Aug. 3, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: cognition vision sports health-and-medicine baseball

Get a bug’s eye view from a tiny ‘beetle backpack’ camera

"We have created a low-power, low-weight, wireless camera system that can capture a first-person view of what's happening from an actual live insect..."

Sarah McQuate-Washington • futurity
July 16, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: insects robots vision cameras featured science-and-technology wearable-devices

People literally don’t see things the same way

"We assume our perception is a perfect reflection of the physical world around us, but this study shows that each of us has a unique visual fingerprint."

Yasmin Anwar-UC Berkeley • futurity
July 15, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: visual-perception vision brains health-and-medicine

Special glasses let people with color blindness see more hues

Special filters can help people with color blindness see more color. And those changes remain even after they take the glasses off.

Karen Finney-UC Davis • futurity
July 14, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: vision colors eyes featured health-and-medicine glasses

Nope, you don’t see the world objectively

You can't separate your subjective experience of an object from the way you perceive it, a study finds. That means we don't see objects as they really are.

Jill Rosen-Johns Hopkins • futurity
June 9, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: vision brains science-and-technology shapes perception

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