Did you ever want to know what babies see? Find out here. Also, we explore the fact that visual development depends on experience and look at recent research on treating amblyopia (aka lazy eye) in children and in people of all ages. Presented by Dr. Deborah Giaschi, Research Faculty, Developmental Neuroscience & Child Health, CFRI; Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, UBC; Director of Operations, Child & Family Research Imaging Facility. (2014)
This week's Research Roundup covers medicinal cannabis and autism, the use of CRISPR to reduce transplant rejection, gender's role in adolescent food choices and the connection between early cytomegalovirus infection and allergies.
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