"Switching" the light on to restore vision in blind mice

Last updated 17th Jul 2017
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A pinboard by Tareq

Master of Science student at Dalhousie University's Medical Neuroscience department.

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Photoswitches: chemicals which respond to light enable visual responses in damaged retinas.

In 10 Seconds? Photoswitches are synthetic light-sensitive chemicals designed to restore vision in damaged eyes. The retina is the light-sensitive portion of our eye, a protrusion of the brain ...