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You Won’t Believe How Scientists Recreated the Sense of Touch

Reading Time: < 1 minute You read that right, a team of University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University researchers successfully performed a series of experiments that showed they could send electrical signals directly to the brains of monkeys and that they were able to interpret the signals as touches on different parts of their hands. Plus, “another series of […]

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You Won’t Believe How Doctors Used a Tooth to Restore This Blind Man’s Sight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ian Tibbetts, a 43-year-old man from Britain, damaged his eye in an industrial accident when scrap metal ripped his cornea in six places, and you won’t believe how doctors managed to restore his sight using a tooth. That’s right, it’s a two-part procedure called osteo-odonto-keratoprothesis: first, the tooth and part of the jaw are removed, […]