England call up Sam Billings to Cricket World Cup squad
England call up Sam Billings to Cricket World Cup squad

England have added wicketkeeper Sam Billings to their provisional squad for next year`s World Cup in place of the injured Craig Kieswetter.

Gene therapy holds promise for restoring vision

 A new genetic therapy was found effective in restoring light responses to the degenerated retinas of mice and dogs, indicating that it may be feasible to restore some light sensitivity in blind humans.

60 patients lose sight after cataract surgery in Punjab

60 persons have lost their eyesight after an operation at a free medical camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district, civil and medical authorities said on Thursday.

Viagra use can lead to vision disturbances in some

A new research has revealed that erectile dysfunction drugs can affect vision of genetically susceptible users.

Smart head-lights that prevent glare, improve vision

US researchers, who include an Indian-origin scientist, have developed a smart head-light that enables drivers to take full advantage of their high beams without fear of blinding oncoming drivers or suffering from the glare that they can be subject to when driving in snow or rain at night.

Watch: Dr Subhash Chandra show this Saturday at 10 pm

Watch Dr Subhash Chandra, the Essel Group Chairman in a new show starting from this weekend where he will inspire the youth with his ideas.The show will telecast on Zee News on Saturday at 10 pm and 11 am on Sunday.

Yellow pigment in eye may aid vision through haze

Individuals with greater amounts of yellow pigment in the eye may be better able to see distant objects in hazy conditions, scientists have found.

Coming, smartphones that correct vision

You can soon kiss goodbye to your glasses or contact lenses as future smartphones can adjust the display screen for better visibility for you.

Now, torch that could help visually impaired to see objects

A new research has come up with an advanced device called the Enactive Torch that could help the visually impaired better navigate everyday life with the help of infra-red sensors to "see" objects in front of it.

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.

Babies even at three months can visually identify stand-out objects

Researchers have said that even by three months of age, babies are visually able to locate objects that stand out from a group.

Japan plans more proactive role in Asian security

Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed Friday that his country would play a larger role in promoting peace in Asia, and called for the rule of law to be upheld in the region.

High BP drugs linked to increased risk of vision-threatening disease

Researchers have claimed to have found a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Vision involves hearing too, claims researchers

Researchers studying brain process involved in sight have discovered that the visual cortex also uses information gleaned from the ears as well as the eyes when viewing the world.

New app warns visually impaired people of obstacles

Researchers have developed a new smartphone app that warns people with vision impairment of obstacles in their way to help them better navigate their environments.

Scientists discover why threading a needle is so difficult

Scientists have found that threading a needle can be such a challenge because visual stimuli are processed differently when they occur near our hands.

Umbilical cord stem cells help restore vision in mice

Researchers have developed human induced-pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) which are capable of repairing damaged retinal vascular tissue in mice.

Our brain good at vision multitasking

When it comes to vision, the brain can perform more than one function without sacrificing time or accuracy.

Human eye movements for vision are remarkably adaptable

Humans experience a remarkably fast and spontaneous adjustment of eye movements to create a picture of their surroundings, a new study has found.

New bionic eye restores vision in blind

A bionic eye has been developed by researchers that enable blind people to read letters and simple words.