Oxford Student Creates Worlds First Synthetic Retina

An Oxford university student has successfully created the first synthetic retina, giving the visually impaired a chance to see again. Until now research into synthetic retina has focused solely upon rigid, hard materials. Vaneessa Resptrepo-Schild, a 24 year old Dphil student and research at the Oxford University department of Chemistry is the first person to successfully create an artificial retina using biological, synthetic tissues, developed in a laboratory environment.

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pressjudge1122d ago

These are the breakthroughs that change the world

gangsta_red1122d ago

This is the type of news that needs to the top story on every media site and channel.