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Regenerated Retina Using Neuronal Reprogramming

Regenerated Retina Using Neuronal Reprogramming

A stained vertical wild-type retinal section (left) and a schematic representation of retinal tissue (right). (image from Cell reports under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works license) Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona have discovered a ...

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The EyeBorg Project

The EyeBorg Project

The EyeBorg Project is the work of Rob Spence, a one-eyed Canadian filmmaker and Kosta Grammatis, a former avionics systems engineer. Spence and Grammatis have teamed up with Phil Bowen, an ocularist, and Steve Mann, an expert on wearable computing ...

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FotoNation Red 2.0

FotoNation Red 2.0

The California based company FotoNation has developed technology to remove red eyes from photos, called Red 2.0. It can be used in numerous products besides digital cameras, such as photo printers, PDAs, or mobile phones with photographing abilities. Unlike similar ...

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A Spherical Camera Sensor

A Spherical Camera Sensor

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have recently built a spherical camera that follows the form and function of a human eye by building a circuit onto a curved surface, allowing a wide field of view that can’t ...

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Worm with Sight

Worm with Sight

A team from the University in Michigan, led by Shawn Xu, has discovered that tiny worms can sense light. This discovery may lead to further breakthroughs in the research of vision, helping researchers understand the basis of human vision diseases ...

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COGAIN – Gaming Without your Hands

COGAIN – Gaming Without your Hands

Stephen Vickers of De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, has developed a new technology for people with severe motor disabilities, allowing them to play 3D computer games using only their eyes. The new technology brings hope to disabled gaming-lovers who usually ...

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New Bionic Eye Could Restore Sight

New Bionic Eye Could Restore Sight

Researchers working for the Boston Retinal Implant Project have been developing a bionic eye implant that could restore the eye sight of people who suffer from age-related blindness. Although the bionic eye will only help individuals that were born with ...

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Last Retinal Movement-Detecting Cell Discovered

Last Retinal Movement-Detecting Cell Discovered

In collaboration between high-energy physicists from the University of California in Santa Cruz, and neuroscientists from the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, a ganglion cell in the retina of primates was found to react to movement. The cell was ...

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