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  1. Editorial: Death By 1000 Cuts

    There is an excellent editorial, Death by a Thousand Cuts by the former head of FASEB, William T. Talman on the research budget cuts in science.  It is well worth your time to read it, consider its content and share with people you know.  

    Nov 14, 2014 — Read more 1 Comment
  2. Moran Eye Center Researcher Robert E. Marc: 2014 Paul Kayser Award In Retina Research

    Our colleague and Director of Research at the University of Utah‘s Moran Eye Center, Robert E. Marc, Ph.D. has been named by the International Society for Eye Research as a recipient of the Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research.  The award will be presented to Dr. Marc during the 2014 ISER Biennial Meeting of […]

    Jun 25, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  3. Science Applications of Animated .gif Files

    The animated image above is a sequence of abstracted neuronal images from brain visual cortex that I originally posted here.  The images are from neurons labeled with different probes, though that is not important for the discussion here.  What is relevant is that I’ve been wondering why science does not more widely implement animated GIFS to explain and represent […]

    Jul 25, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  4. NIH Competition Awards Prizes For Audacious Ideas In Vision Research

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded prizes for audacious ideas in vision research to a number of investigators including our own Dr. Yingbin Fu at the Moran Eye Center. A researcher at the John A. Moran Eye Center has been selected as one of 10 winners by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the […]

    Feb 8, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  5. Metabolomic Eye Wins Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge

    The image that is used for the avatar here on Webvision has been awarded first place in the journal Science and the National Science Foundation‘s Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge for 2011 (video with interviews here).

    Feb 5, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  6. A Photographers Visit to the Moran Eye Center

    A friend of Webvision, renaissance man and photographer extraordinaire, Duncan Davidson visited us at the Moran Eye Center and hung out for a day of science while we performed experiments.  Duncan documented some of the work we did that day in the lovely video he posted to Vimeo above.  You have quite possibly seen Duncan’s […]

    Jun 25, 2011 — Read more No Comments