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Towards a Bionic Eye II

In the previous post I considered some recent advances that help in repairing the “optical part” of the eye”. More challenging is fixing the sensorial part, the retina. In the last decade results have been achieved in both epiretinal and subretinal implant. The former are easier to implant (the surgery …

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Re-inventing the battery for super fast recharge

It is almost 220 years since Alessandro Volta invented the “pile” (1799 ad) and although amazing progress has been made the overall architecture of a “battery” has remained pretty similar to that first “pile” (“pila” in Italian, meaning a structure made by many layers, layered one over the other). You …

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