That Time When Scientists Zapped Braille Directly Into People's Brains

During the 1970s, while bell-bottoms roamed the earth and The Dark Side of the Moon played on records, scientists were communicating images directly to the brains of blind people. What's more, they were intelligible images. » 11/03/14 11:40am 11/03/14 11:40am

New implant allows the blind to stream Braille directly onto their…

In a medical first, researchers have streamed Braille patterns directly onto a blind person's retina, allowing him or her to read letters and words visually, with almost 90% accuracy. Developed by researchers at Second Sight, the headset-like device is set to revolutionize the way degenerative eye diseases like… » 11/22/12 11:24am 11/22/12 11:24am