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light-sensitive

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(General Physics) physics (of a surface) having a photoelectric property, such as the ability to generate a current, change its electrical resistance, etc, when exposed to light
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Adj.1.light-sensitive - sensitive to visible light; "photographic film is light-sensitive"
sensitive - responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
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The 3ml capacity makes these bottles ideal for packaging or sampling serum, cream, lotion, foundation and other light-sensitive liquid-based formulations.
ISLAMABAD -- Recent research has uncovered how light-sensitive cells in the eye can reset the internal clock when exposed to light.
Light-sensitive substances are often filled into brown glass vials to protect them against UV irradiation and light.
The disease, which mostly affects men, is caused by the loss of light-sensitive retinal cells at the back of the eye.
ISLAMABAD -- The exposure to blue light from smartphones and laptops triggers 'poisonous molecules' that are generated in eye's light-sensitive cells and can cause macular degeneration and other eye illnesses.
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Acuvue Oasys achieves the darkening effect through a light-sensitive dynamic photochromic filter developed by Transitions.
A California-based startup would like to help you realize that goal with the help of their product, FlipFlic, a light-sensitive, solar-powered motorized device that attaches to your window blinds and flips them up or down based on preferences--such as time of day or room temperature--you set in your Smartphone.
The virus would insert the instructions for the light-sensitive protein into the genes of the eye's surviving ganglion cells.
Opaque white in color, the tubing helps protect light-sensitive fluids.
Washington, June 30 ( ANI ) : Scientists have revealed that a new technology, Optogenetics, allowing them to control brain activity by shining light on neurons and relies on light-sensitive proteins that can suppress or stimulate electrical signals within cells.