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ophthalmology

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Expanding camera lens combines insect, human vision

This hybrid approach could give smartphone cameras dynamic focus, and add depth to surgical imaging.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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Smartphone display could improve eye diagnoses

Researchers find that ophthalmologists consistently rate inner-eye photos viewed on iPhones as higher quality than those viewed on desktop computers.

By Jul. 11, 2012

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BMW may add sounds to make electric cars safer

Automotive News reports on BMW's plans to add pedestrian alert sounds to electric cars.

By Jan. 13, 2011

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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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Oraya's IRay earns Europe's CE mark of approval

Oraya Therapeutics earns approval in Europe for its stereotactic radiotherapy system designed to treat eye diseases, but IRay remains limited to investigational use in the U.S.

By Apr. 8, 2010

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Robots baffled by optical illusions

A University College London (UCL) project team is hoping errors in how software "sees" optical illusions can make robots more like humans--mistakes and all.

By Oct. 8, 2007

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Can 3D movies and games damage your eyes, or those of your children?

With all of the discussion about the merits, or lack thereof, in 3D entertainment, we haven't yet stopped to ask if it's going to make your eyeballs explode. Let's rectify that.

By Feb. 3, 2011

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Handheld device detects blindness in infants

Retinopathy of prematurity affects 16,000 premature babies a year. Without having to touch the eye, this device provides detailed, 3D imaging to better diagnose the disorder.

By Sep. 30, 2009

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Everything you need to know about Google Glass (FAQ)

The amazing, and frankly strange, Google Glass raises pressing questions about the futuristic head tech. CNET walks you through some common queries.

By May. 6, 2013

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Why Facebook isn't making your eyeballs bleed

Vision care professionals are in agreement: despite rampant complaints, a design change to Facebook's home page that shrinks the font size will not, in fact, make anybody go blind.

By Nov. 5, 2010