Cell Atlas of the Human Eye

March 1, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single-Cell Atlas of the Human Eye
“Scientists from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)’s Institute of Molecular and Cell [MORE]

An Artificial Iris in a Smart Contact Lens

November 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Iris in a smart contact lens
“The artificial iris solution is based on the so-called guest–host liquid crystal (GH-LCD). GH-LCD [MORE]

Optic Nerve Stem Cells

November 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optic nerve
For the first time, scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have identified stem cells that give [MORE]

Implantable Radio Frequency-Transmitter Chip

October 20, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable transmitter chip for wireless sensor nodes
“The Purdue team developed a fully implantable radio-frequency transmitter chip for wireless sensor nodes [MORE]

Artificial Cornea Model

April 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Model the-chip-in-hand to study corneal healing
To study how the cornea heals after injury, bioengineers at the University of Texas Southwest [MORE]

An Eye Scan for Prediabetes

February 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fluorescein screening for prediabetes
A decade may lapse between the earliest onset of Type 2 diabetes and its actual diagnosis, during [MORE]

First Corneal Transplant from iPSCs

December 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Corneal transplant
“A woman in Japan with a corneal disease has become the first person in the world to receive a [MORE]

Robotic Contact Lens

October 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Contact lens
Muscles that control eye movement have an electrical output—or more precisely, an electro-oculographic signal.  With that in mind, engineers [MORE]

Smart Tissue-Sensing Needle

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

i2T2 Smart tissue sensing needle
If a poke in the eye makes you shudder, how about a needle in the eye?  [MORE]

Tear Glucose Sensor

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

NovioSense device measures tear glucose
A Dutch company, NovioSense BV, has completed a phase 2 study of its device which is [MORE]

It Depends on how You Grow Stem Cells

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Selective Laminin-Directed Differentiation of Human iPSCs
Stem cell biologists at Osaka University have found that by growing human iPSCs in the [MORE]

Mimicking Stress on Retinal Cells

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Device mimics stress on retinal cells
Age-related macular degeneration often results from new blood vessels growing in the choroidal layer of [MORE]

Drug-Dispensing, Color-Changing Contact Lenses

November 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Color changing drug delivery contact lens
“The prototype dye-free lens was made via a process known as molecular imprinting – this [MORE]

Prototype for 3-D Printed Bionic Eye

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype for bionic eye
Following past success with bionic skin and a bionic ear, engineers at the University of Minnesota have [MORE]