India set an ambitious target of achieving 175 gigawatt (GW) renewable energy capacity by 2022. But what was the logic behind choosing those numbers? asked Chandra Bhushan, deputy director of New Delhi-based non-profit Center for Science and Environment (CSE), at the launch of the State of Renewable Energy in India report.
Eye health is extremely important – if you fail to look after them you risk losing your sight. Smoking and not protecting your eyes from the sun can increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.
Best supplements for eyes: When it comes to looking after your eyes, certain nutrients have a particular affinity with eye health. Which vitamins and minerals, available in supplement form, can help boost vision?
For those in the habit of getting their neck adjusted by a chiropractor, the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center has interesting information to know about: High velocity neck manipulation has been shown to result in stress on the eye and lead to spotty vision.
Cheetah 3, a robot designed by engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), can run, jump and climb across complex terrain, avoiding obstacles along the way — all without the benefit of sight.
Stress reduction and relaxation techniques such as meditation, stress management training and psychotherapy to learn to cope should be recommended not only as complementary to traditional treatments of vision loss, but possibly as preventive measures to reduce progression of vision loss.
In a major step forward in the battle against macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among the elderly, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a critical trigger for the damaging inflammation that ultimately robs millions of their sight.
Scientists have developed a new non-invasive retinal imaging technique that could help prevent the onset of vision loss in diseases like glaucoma — the second leading cause of acquired blindness worldwide.