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A prosthetic eye to treat blindness: Sheila Nirenberg on TED.com

Posted by: Ben Lillie

At TEDMED, Sheila Nirenberg shows a bold way to create sight in people with certain kinds of blindness: by hooking into the optic nerve and sending signals from a camera direct to the brain. (Recorded at TEDMED 2011, October 2011, in San Diego, California. Duration: 16:00)

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