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This Is the Most Perfect, Freakiest Artificial Eyeball I've Ever Seen

I've written about Visionary Effects awesome — and freaky — animatronics work before. The second version of its robotic eye with dilating pupil is even more impressive and way freakier. Just amazing. I wish I had a pair of these on my living room walls. [Thanks Visionary Effects!] Read More >>

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How to Temporarily Blind Yourself

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to be temporarily blind? Of course you have. In fact, there is a way to trick your body into becoming blind, at least for a few minutes. Read More >>

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The Solar Power Eye Implant Which Restores Sight

Electronic implants which restore sight to the blind aren't anything new, but one of their major stumbling blocks has been the need for an external power source. Now, that's about to change, because a team of researchers has built a digital implant out of infra-red-slurping photovoltaic pixels—so it can power itself. Read More >>

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Heads-Up Display Contact Lenses Are One Step Closer After Passing Safety Tests

The days of traditional screens could be numbered if the news coming out of Washington University is anything to go by. It's testing contact lenses that could project information into the wearers eyes and initial safety tests look promising. Read More >>

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New Robot Surgeon Will Keep Jittery Docs from Scrambling Your Eyeballs

You're the patient? Excellent, please lie down on this table. I'll be your doctor today but will be working from the next room, remotely controlling the needle-wielding robot above you — I'll try not to sneeze! Just kidding. So, who's ready for some eye surgery? Read More >>

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