Stem Cells from Wisdom Teeth Can Be Transformed into Corneal Cells

Posted in Medicine on 5th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The cornea is the transparent window on the front of the eye that allows the light to enter.

Telescopic contact lenses could magnify human eyesight

Posted in Hardware on 15th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A workaround for certain kinds of vision loss, or a futuristic upgrade to human sight.

Be My Eyes app lets you lend your eyes to the blind

Posted in Software on 31st Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Be My Eyes is a new mobile app that aims to help blind people in situations where they need to see something.

Contact lens can detect eye disease before it strikes

Posted in Medicine on 31st Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness, affecting some 60 million people worldwide. Its also highly treatable, if caught early.

An artificial retina based on nanorods and nanotubes

Posted in Hardware on 14th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), for example, could potentially benefit from such a device.