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A team of University of California, Berkeley, scientists in collaboration with researchers at the University of Munich and University of Washington, in Seattle, has discovered a chemical that temporarily restores some vision to blind mice, and is working on an improved compound that may someday allow people with degenerative blindness to see again.
Planarian flatworms have come under intense study for their renowned ability to regenerate any missing body part, even as adults. But now they may take on a starring role as a model system for studying eye development and eye diseases in vertebrates, including humans.
A new study reports the dietary supplement Omega 3 does not slow cognitive decline in older people, especially if they already have preexisting cognitive problems.
Researchers investigate the link between cognitive function and levels of a vital eye pigment linked to diet.