Talk about a scene right out of Blade Runner: By zooming in on high-resolution photographs of faces, researchers recovered images of unseen bystanders from reflections in the subjects' eyes. The technique could eventually be used in criminal investigations.
Throw away your anatomy books, everyone, because they're now officially out of date. A professor at the University of Nottingham has discovered a layer in the human cornea that was previously unknown to science.
Pixiq has a great write up on the similarities and differences between the human eye and a camera. Apparently, we're the same in image focusing and light adjustment but different in lens focus and sensitivity to light. What else?
Telescopic eye implants have just been approved by the FDA and they're just as crazy as they sound. It's literally like attaching a miniature telescope to an eye, magnifying what a person can see by 2.2-2.7 times.
Click to viewTis the time to be amazed: A 38-year-old man has regained vision in his blind eye thanks to a new stem cell therapy. It won't cure all blind people, but it's a giant leap. Here's how it works.