AOA complains to Facebook

The American Optometric Association (AOA) has written to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, asking the social media giant not to accept advertising from...

Dead in the eye

In true James Bond style, researchers from Warsaw University of Technology have trained artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to tell the difference...

White cane goes high-tech

Four engineering students at Texas A&M University have developed a white cane attachment that detects objects and helps the user navigate around them...

Google Glass app for autism

Wearing a device that identifies other people’s facial expressions can help children with autism develop better social skills, a Stanford University School...

New Braille device mooted

Researchers at Harvard’s school of engineering and applied sciences (SEAS) may have found a way to create Braille texts without resorting to the bulky...

Eye movement linked to personality

Artificial intelligence can predict your personality… simply by tracking your eyesIt’s often been said that the eyes are the window to the soul. Now, new...

Visual impairment-cognitive decline link

A population-based study led by public health researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has revealed vision is the dominating factor...

$305m for Auckland hospital upgrade

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a $305 million investment to upgrade and repair essential infrastructure at Auckland District Health Board. “Our...

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