‘Smart’ Contact Lens Could Help Treat a Leading Cause of Blindness, Scientists Say

A flexible contact lens that senses eye pressure and releases medication on demand could help treat glaucoma, the world’s second leading cause of blindness. The compact wireless device, which was developed by a team of Chinese researchers and tested on pig and rabbit eyes so far, appears to detect and reduce increased eye pressure, one …

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Over 1,000 newly discovered asteroids hidden in the Hubble Archive

Researchers have found more than 1,700 asteroid contrails in archived Hubble data from the past 20 years. While many asteroids are already known, more than 1,000 are not. What are another 1,000 asteroids for? Like all asteroids, they could hold valuable clues to the history of the solar system. As time passes and more and …

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