Could this Bionic Eye Be Better Than a Real One?

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A new artificial eye has been created which incorporates densely packed, nanometre-scale light sensors into a hemispherical retina-like component ... just like its real-world biological counterpart. The team, from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, say their proof-of-concept bionic device surpasses the sensitivity of a human eye...

Ground breaking lens opens new possibilities in virtual and augmented reality

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Harvard Engineers have created a ground-breaking lens. This new single 'metalens' can focus all colours of the rainbow in one point opening up new possibilities for virtual and augmented reality technology. The team of researchers from Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have...

New CRISPR system could reliably repair many disease-causing mutations

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A new CRISPR system that can switch single letters of the genome cleanly and efficiently has been developed at Harvard paving the way for reliably repairing many disease-causing DNA mutations How CRISPR Works "Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats" or CRISPR has been getting lots of attention over...