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Glaucoma does discriminate: Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself

The American Academy of Ophthalmology urges people at risk to be screened for this potentially blinding eye disease

Study uses eye movement test to confirm brain ageing effects

A new study, published in PeerJ, shows how University of Liverpool researchers have used a newly developed eye movement test to improve the understanding of how parts of the brain work.

UCL IoO and Moorfields research team wins award for excellence in glaucoma care

The LiGHT Study, which stands for Laser in Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension, involved over seven hundred participants and began in 2012.

Stress, Anxiety, Harassment

Huge survey reveals pressures of scientists’ working lives.

Anne L. Coleman begins term as 2020 President of the AAO

Anne L Coleman, M.D., Ph.D., has begun her one-year term as the 124th president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

China is closing gap with United States on research spending

The United States is no longer the ‘uncontested leader’ in science globally, the National Science Foundation says.

AAO and ASCRS Launch Ophthovation™ Joint Venture to Deliver Next Generation of Business Innovation Conferences

The two organizations have finalized their 2020 plans and selected leadership for their powerful, new partnership to advance ophthalmic innovation.

Short-sightedness in kids was rising long before they took to the screens

The number of people with myopia, aka short-sightedness (difficulty seeing objects in the distance), has increased dramatically in recent years in various regions of the world.

Protect India’s universities

The government and state authorities must step in and stop violent attacks on academic campuses.

Associate Professor Pearse Keane features in Royal Institution Christmas Lecture

The lecture was the second of ‘The Hidden Power of Maths’ series. Entitled ‘How to Bend the Rules’, it focussed on algorithmic learning

Senate bill would boost spending on Trump administration’s research priorities

For 3 years, President Donald Trump has proposed large cuts to fundamental research at several federal agencies, and few observers expect that to change when he submits his 2021 budget request to Congress next month.

The gene-based hack that is revolutionizing epidemiology

Mendelian randomization offers a simple way to distinguish causation from correlation. But are scientists overusing it?

Risk factor of glaucoma unknow to most british shoppers

Most shoppers unaware of major risk factor for most common form of glaucoma in UK

The importance of educating the youth in technology

Nuria Oliver, Fellow of the EurAI, speaks to SciTech Europa Quarterly about the importance of educating future generations in technology.

Low-cost, portable system takes OCT beyond ophthalmology

Researchers adapt OCT system to make it useful for minimally invasive joint surgery