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Google doodle hails the world's first Facebooker: Rembrandt

Rembrandt, the man who painted himself at least 90 times, would have been 407 today. So Google offers him due respect.

By Jul. 15, 2013

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Telescopic contact lenses could give superhero vision

Researchers develop a contact lens that acts like a telescope when used with a special pair of glasses, offering a potential new solution for people with age-related macular degeneration.

By Jul. 2, 2013

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Legally blind artist, 97, paints in pixels

Using nothing more than Microsoft Paint, artist Hal Lasko stays in tune with his favorite passion. Don't miss this video showing his inspirational story.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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Brain implants let paralyzed woman move robot arm

Thanks to electrodes in her brain, quadriplegic Jan Scheuermann can manipulate objects for the first time in years.

By Dec. 17, 2012

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New artificial retina helps blind mice see

Cornell researchers decode mice brain signals necessary in vision and use the data to create a retinal prosthetic. Next up, monkeys and, possibly, humans.

By Aug. 14, 2012

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Microrobot swims through eyes to deliver drugs

Open up those peepers and get a full shot of robot. Scientists are working on tiny machines that can be directed through the eyes to treat conditions like macular degeneration.

By Mar. 17, 2011

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Tech innovation turned holiday classic

CBS CMO George Schweitzer discusses how a color-correction process updated the classic TV special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."

By Nov. 28, 2011

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Wrong number on Google Voice leads to, well, cursing

When Zoe from New York and a nameless man from Kentucky get their Google wires tangled, what transpires is a painfully troubling tale of humans' ability to misunderstand and their refusal to let go of that misunderstanding.

By May. 3, 2012

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Boasting on Facebook 'can feel as good as sex'

A team from Harvard -- where else? -- delves deep into the emotions that surround "self-disclosure." The conclusion is that it is positively orgasmic.

By May. 10, 2012

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Micro injections: Score 1 for needle-phobes

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have designed a painless patch of "microneedles" that could replace hypodermic needles and even annual flu shots.

By Aug. 20, 2009