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The potential to restore vision to the blind

Clip: Season 3 Episode 337 | 4m 10s

Researchers are testing a new type of implant that has the potential to restore vision to the blind. The implant is a hair like device that generates magnetic fields to induce electrical activity in the brain that stimulates the visual cortex. The device is being developed through a collaboration between Harvard Medical School, Mass General Hospital and the Palo Alto Research Center.

Aired: 07/10/17

Rating: NR

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