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Unable to speak, a few can now write with their eyes

People suffering from motor neuron diseases, such as ALS, often lose their ability to speak. Being unable to communicate can be frustrating and alienating. To help them, various researchers have searched for ways to help such patients “talk."


Researchers Trick Iris Scanner With Forged Eye Images


As authorities feel their way through biometric scanning, researchers have figure out how to fool one of the toughest security measures out there.


Health insurer WellPoint to buy 1-800 Contacts

Private equity firm Fenway Partners says it is selling contact lens retailer 1-800 Contacts to health insurer WellPoint Inc.


Blind adventurer regains sight with experimental drug

Without warning, adventure junkie Mike Scholes lost most of his sight. But after participating in a clinical trial, he has regained much of the vision he lost due to a rare condition.


Study: 3D video causes eye strain

3D displays cause extra eye fatigue, according to a study published by the Journal of Vision today that was funded in part by Samsung's R&D arm.


Smartphones may be taxing your eyes

People reading text messages or browsing the Internet on their smartphones tend to hold the devices closer than they would a book or newspaper, ...


7 Ways to Protect Your Vision

Incorporate these strategies into your everyday routine to maintain your eyes’ health.


Algae May Be The Key to Curing Blindness

Algae May Be The Key to Curing Blindness

A gene in algae may make it possible to cure blindness in humans.


Lab-made retina using stem cells

Lab-made retina using stem cells

A part of the eye that is essential for vision has been created in the laboratory from animal stem cells, offering hope to the blind and partially sighted.


Braves coach loses eye after hit by line drive

Braves coach loses eye after hit by line drive

Atlanta Braves minor league manager Luis Salazar has lost an eye after he was struck in the face by a line drive while watching a spring training game....


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