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Image credit: Sonja Kleinlogel/Retina of blind mouse treated with the new approach.

Researchers Restore Sight in Blind Mice

By introduction of an engineered light-sensing protein into the eyes of mice, researchers from the University of Bern have succeeded in restoring daylight vision of the blind mice. Known as “optogenetics, such process applies a modified virus to introduce the proteins directly into existing vision cells deeply rooted within the eye. It is […]

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Look at What I’m Saying: Brain Depends on Vision to Hear, Study Says

Look at What I’m Saying: Brain Depends on Vision to Hear, Study Says

Recently, bioengineers from University of Utah discovered that our understanding of language is heavily dependent on vision than we previously thought. Under the right conditions, what you see will override what you hear. The new finding suggest that speech-recognition software and artificial hearing devices could benefit not only from a […]

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