Scientists Crack Code That Would Allow Bionic Eyes to Send Signals to the Brain

August 16, 2012 by  
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Two researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have ‘cracked’ a mouse’s retina’s neural code and they believe that this information could be used to create a prosthetic device to restore sight to blind mice. The team have also done the same for a monkey retina — which is essentially identical to that of a human. In short, the researchers think that they can now design and create a bionic device that would allow the blind to see! Read the rest of Scientists Crack Code That Would Allow Bionic Eyes to Send Signals to the Brain Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bionic eyes , blind mice , blindness , neural code , prosthetic device , retina prosthetics , star trek , visor , weill cornell medical college

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Scientists Crack Code That Would Allow Bionic Eyes to Send Signals to the Brain

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