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Optic Nerve Stimulation Device Could Provide Visual Aid for Blind People

Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a new type of intraneural electrode to bypass the eyeball and send messages directly to the brain through the optic nerve. The technique could provide a visual aid for permanently blind people. Using retinal implants to treat blindness is a developing field. The concept… Read More »

Britain turns its back on the dairy industry as a QUARTER of people now drink plant-based milks 

Britain turns its back on the dairy industry as a QUARTER of people now drink plant-based milks Alternative milks include those made from oats, nuts, soya and coconut The shift has mainly been seen in young adults, with a third going plant-based  Reasons are most often for health, ethic, or environmental reasons  By Vanessa Chalmers… Read More »