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Culture

TED Weekends hacks our sensesTED Weekends hacks our senses

Posted By Emmie Le Marchand

Does listening to music generate colors in your mind? Do bright, lively songs sound yellow or orange while darker, more somber ones sound dark blue and grey? Well, for artist Neil Harbisson, this happens the other way around. Colorblind since birth, Harbisson has sported an electronic eye since 2004 that fits over the top of […]

Science

Looking into the future: A stem cell development to cure blindness, plus a playlist of visionary talksLooking into the future: A stem cell development to cure blindness, plus a playlist of visionary talks

Posted By Emmie Le Marchand

Scientists in London have achieved a significant breakthrough on the road to curing blindness this week. Certain kinds of blindness are caused when photoreceptors — the cells in the retina that react with light and send an electrical signal to the brain — die off. Researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College London have, […]