More generally this blue light can gradually cause lasting damage to the eyes due to the fact it works on a shorter wavelength and contains more energy than other coloured lights.
The researchers said molecules that we need to be able to see, called retinal, turn into cell killers when they interact with blue light. Further, they have also discovered that alpha tocopherol can prevent cell death caused by blue light and retinal. "Photoreceptors are useless without retinal, which is produced in the eye". "When they're dead, they're dead for good".
Kanye West denies he was stumped by Trump question Despite the interruption, West has nothing but praise for Kimmel , a man he once engaged within a social media feud. Now, Kanye is responding via Twitter and he's claiming that he didn't have the opportunity to give a proper answer.
The team introduced retinal molecules to other cell types in the body, such as cancer cells, heart cells and neurons to establish if it could kill other cell types.
Blue light alone or only retinal without blue light had no effect on cells, but a combination of blue light and retinal was toxic.
THE BLUE light emitted from smartphones, laptops and a wide variety of digital devices not only damages your vision but can actually speed up blindness. But as a person ages or the immune system is suppressed, the patients loses the ability to counteract the harmful combination.
"We are being exposed to blue light continuously, and the eye's cornea and lens can not block or reflect it", said Ajith Karunarathne, Assistant Professor, University of Toledo in Ohio, US. "Our experiments explain how this happens, and we hope this leads to therapies that slow macular degeneration, such as a new kind of eye drop", study co-author Ajith Karunarathne said.
Futurism noted that scientists already knew that blue light from screens "contributed" to blindness, but they didn't understand the mechanism behind why until now.
"Some cell phone companies are adding blue-light filters to the screens, and I think that is a good idea", said John Payton, visiting assistant professor at University of Toledo.
At another point, the joyriding pilot tells the tower that he's played lots of video games and can handle the plane well. Video showed the Horizon Air Q400 doing large loops and other unsafe manoeuvres as the sun set on Puget Sound.
However, the greatest buzz around a transfer was the potential deal for Leicester City and England centre back Harry Maguire . It gives us a couple of weeks to recover people and to prepare people better and to focus on the players that are available.
Royal King told The Seattle Times he was photographing a wedding when he saw the low-flying turboprop being chased by to F-15s. A ground service agent's tasks don't involve touching planes' controls, CNN aviation analyst Mary Schiavo said.
Speaking to press in the days that followed, Trump stated , "You have people who are very fine people on both sides". Northam declared a state of emergency in advance, allowing Charlottesville to have a heavy police presence.
I've said many time that I'm not a special guy but I am so good at working, working, working, and they have to work too'. The important thing is to be ourselves. "'Maybe my advice is alright for me but it might not work for him".
Three-time European Tour victor Matt Wallace had a moment to remember when he claimed a hole-in-one at the Par-3 16th. His resulting attempt to punch back out in to play hit another tree and ricocheted out of bounds.
The White House initially said Newman had resigned but after the "Big Brother" appearance said she had been fired. President Donald Trump called former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman a "lowlife" Saturday.
Teenaged prodigy Shapovalov eliminated Italian 14th seed Fabio Fognini victor last weekend in Los Cabos, 6-3, 7-5. But the Canadian wilted after that, losing serve twice in the third set to knock him out of the tournament.
John Hoover said that the United States wants to strengthen the relationship with Pakistan . The US Ambassador congratulated Imran Khan over the victory of his party in elections 2018.
‘Very confident’ - Chelsea defender impressed with Kepa
We are not a physical team. "They did a really quick and easy deal together, understanding the humanity of the situation". We made too many mistakes and missed our chances. "I have seen passion, desire, the spirit we usually have in our game".
Trump praises Kanye West: I'm honored by his support
Others thanked Kimmel for his question, saying that Kanye's silence proved there weren't any reasons to actually support Trump . The US President has since taken to Twitter to thank Kanye for his public show of support, adding "It is making a difference".
Mesut Ozil named Arsenal co-captain by boss Unai Emery
He has returned to training this week but it's unclear as to whether he'll start the match or be among the substitutes. Arsenal is a good opponent to manage a win as Manchester City have been proved powerful in their recent clashes.
Four women sue Nike for violating equal pay acts
She alleges she was denied a higher rating in her annual review in retaliation for her complaints about sexual harassment. The latest lawsuit involves a group of women complaining of gender discrimination and pay disparity during their tenure.
Turkey is 'target of economic war', Turkish president says
Trump announced the punitive doubling of tariffs on Twitter, saying: "Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time! ". Washington "must give up the misguided notion that our relationship can be asymmetrical", he said in the opinion piece.
Man United vs Leicester City, Premier League
Guardiola opted for only one significant new recruit, landing Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez from Leicester in a £60 million swoop. "We want to win every game, do everything that we can to win our matches, and at the end we'll see our position", Silva said.
Cryptic captain Pogba: ‘There are things I cannot say’
Pogba played a key part in France's successful World Cup campaign and was therefore allowed to miss most of United's pre-season. Pogba's penalty two minutes was, what I guess you can say, weird? "It's not a role that I give to myself".
Turkey turmoil spills over to Wall St, shaves 200 pts off Dow
Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 2.10-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.51-to-1 ratio favoured decliners. The S&P technology index fell 1 percent, with Intel down 2.8 percent after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to "sell".
Unmanned NASA craft takes off on mission towards Sun
The spacecraft, which will plunge into the sun's atmosphere, known as the corona, is protected by an ultra-powerful heat shield. Nicky Fox, project scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, said: 'The sun is full of mysteries.
Last-minute technical problem delays NASA's flight to sun
Rocket maker United Launch Alliance said it would try again Sunday, provided the helium-pressure issue can be resolved quickly. The project, with a $1.5 billion price tag, is the first major mission under Nasa's Living With a Star program.