New AI Powered Wearable Can Help the Blind Read and Navigate

Artificial intelligence inspired by the gods of Egypt.

November 1, 2016

By 2017, Gene Therapy Could Allow Us to Reverse Blindness

The first FDA-approved gene therapy could cure inherited retinal defects.

October 20, 2016

These 3D-Printed Ultrasounds Let Blind Mothers “See” Their Baby

These 3D-printed ultrasounds enable blind mothers to "see" their babies for the first time.

September 24, 2016

This Revolutionary Bionic Eye Sends Images Directly To Your Brain

Eyes are no longer a necessary element to sight.

August 22, 2016

Scientists Restore Sight in Blind Mice Using Exercise and Gene Therapy

Two steps to a single solution.

July 12, 2016

Google’s DeepMind to Scan a Million Eyes to Fight Blindness with NHS

The public eye is on the use of AI in medicine.

July 6, 2016

After 40 Years of Blindness, a Bionic Eye Gave This Man His Sight Back

It's a new way of seeing the world, literally.

May 25, 2016

Scientists Are Using Algae DNA To Restore Sight To The Blind

Optogenetics has been used to control nerve cell activity. Now, a human trial will see if it can help a blind person see again.

February 24, 2016

CRISPR Gene Editing Could Fix This Blindness-Causing Mutation

Columbia University Medical Center and University of Iowa scientists use a new gene-editing technology called CRISPR to repair a genetic mutation that causes retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

February 10, 2016

These Bionic Eyes Could Restore Sight to Millions

The Phoenix99 bionic eye is a fully implantable system marks a significant breakthrough in neural stimulation technology.

February 5, 2016
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