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Australia To Fund Bionic Eye Research For Lost, Impaired Vision

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Australia said it would contribute U.S.$35 million toward research into development of a prosthesis to restore or enhance vision in people with impairments. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said the commitment to developing a "bionic eye" was important because millions of Australians have impaired vision and the technology gained might be adapted to other areas of need. The prosthetic eye envisioned would be able to restore lost vision or amplify existing vision. (Click here for more



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