Retinoids can be just as effective as vitamin C for treating wrinkles

A new retinoids-based retinac and retinol that can be used on the skin without irritation is a step closer to widespread use, according to a report from Ars Technic’s Science In Action blog.Retinac is a compound found in the skin.Retinal is another retin-A-based compound found on the eye.Both retinoclavine and retinal can have powerful antioxidant […]

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How the retina is making us faster at reading and writing

New Scientist article NewScientist – 1.1 billion pixels on the retina.That’s a lot of pixels.But how are they being used?Retina displays are made from photodiodes (photons that can carry energy).These photons are absorbed by cells in the retina and converted to light.If the light is strong enough, a computer can see through it.The photodials are […]

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