Social cognitive performance similar with schizophrenia, autism

Levels of social cognitive impairment are similar in individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDs) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a review published online Dec. 8 in JAMA Psychiatry. Lindsay D. Oliver, Ph.D., from the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute in Toronto, and colleagues conducted a systematic literature review to identify how deficits […]

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Development of a color-sensitive, inkjet-printed, pixelated artificial retina model

Around 300 million people worldwide are visually impaired. Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), involving deterioration of retinal photoreceptors-cells, are the leading causes of partial or total loss of vision. In the human eye, the retina contains several layers of cells including rod and cone photoreceptors that convert light into electrical signals and […]

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U.S. Homeland Security, thousands of businesses scramble after suspected Russian hack

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and thousands of businesses scrambled Monday to investigate and respond to a sweeping hacking campaign that officials suspect was directed by the Russian government. Emails sent by officials at DHS, which oversees border security and defense against hacking, were monitored by the hackers as part of the sophisticated series […]

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