Night vision

Marijuana compound may improve night vision

The researchers used a variety of methods to test how tadpoles react to visual stimuli when they have been exposed to increased levels of exogenous or endogenous cannabinoids. 

Aug 26, 2016, 11:50 AM IST

Blueberries don't improve night vision

 Contrary to claims by health food advocates, researchers have found reason to doubt that the blueberries help most healthy people see better in the dark.

Nov 20, 2014, 11:34 AM IST

How alcohol worsens night vision among drunk drivers

Know why drunk drivers see halos as they zoom past city lights, leading to traffic accidents? It`s because alcohol disturbs the tear-film that covers the surface of their eyes, leading to deterioration of vision.

Jun 18, 2014, 13:32 PM IST

Soon, contact lenses with night vision

Contact lenses with night vision could soon be available for all - thanks to a new development by researchers in the US using graphene lenses to sense "the full infrared spectrum" plus visible and ultraviolet light.

Mar 22, 2014, 21:32 PM IST

This `smart lens` to give you night vision

What about wearing a contact lens that can let you see things in the dark? A smart contact lens is in the offing that could give its wearer infra-red `night vision`.

Mar 20, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

Six health benefits of carrots

One of the world`s most healthiest foods is Carrot. Carrots are a great way to infuse good nutrition and flavor into your diet. With this power food, you get vitamin A and a host of other powerful health benefits.

Dec 01, 2013, 23:08 PM IST

Scientists reveal how snakes `see` at night

Scientists revealed Sunday for the first time how some snakes can detect the faint body heat exuded by a mouse a metre (three feet) away with enough precision and speed to hunt in the dark.

Mar 15, 2010, 09:43 AM IST