Ocumetics Technology Corp have admitted to making an procedure that would give you vision better than 20/20. The procedure would take more than eight minutes. The procedure would give 100 year olds better vision. Dr. Gareth Webb invented the lens that is “buttonshaped”, and has been working on this for eight years, "This is vision enhancement that the world has never seen before.
L'oreal wants to print 3D human skin for cosmetic testing. The company started their own human skin factory back in the 80s. They would grow and analyze hundreds and thousands of samples each year from plastic surgery leftovers. This included different ages and ethnicities, which then they would sell on to competitors. They’ve collaborated with Organovo, so they can print 3D skin.
Microbiologist Hendrik Jonker wanted to fix cracked sidewalks in a bigger way. He was thinking about how the body can heal bone through mineralization, and then he looked into whether a similar method could be used with concrete. He found that any cracked concrete was patched over when he used limestone bacteria.
Living deep in the ocean will most likely make you slow and sluggish, but not for the opah, or moonfish. They can hold up against tuna and swordfish despite living 305 meters down. The moonfish doesn’t have to go to surface in order to warm their bodies before they can go after prey. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have figured out the answer.