Mayo Clinic Facebook Science is amazing
If you haven't been awed by science lately, consider the miracle of the bionic eye. Earlier this month Dr. Raymond Iezzi at the Mayo Clinic successfully installed a tiny array containing 60 electrodes inside a blind man's eye, and attached a connected antenna and small electronics pack to the outside of the eye.
Video streaming from a camera mounted on special glasses is routed through a hip-mounted computer system the size of a deck of cards, then it's wirelessly transmitted to the antenna attached to the eye. (Watch an animation of the process here)More »