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May 30, 2017

Podcast: Soft Tissue Synthetic Retina Created

Oxford Graduate Student’s Novel Research Could Offer New Hope to the Visually Impaired

Podcast: Soft Tissue Synthetic Retina Created

The retina sits at the back of the human eye, and contains protein cells that convert light into electrical signals that travel through the nervous system, triggering a response from the brain, ultimately building a picture of the scene being viewed.

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    A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by an Oxford University doctoral chemistry student could offer fresh hope for visually impaired people.

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