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A 291-day-old retina. Our ability to see colors develops in the womb. Now scientists have replicated that process, which could help accelerate efforts to cure colorblindness and lead to new treatments for diseases. Johns Hopkins University hide caption

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Human Retinas Grown In A Dish Reveal Origin Of Color Vision

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Age-related macular degeneration accounts for more than half of all cases of blindness in the United States. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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