[Nfbmo] FW: An artificial retina with the capacity to restorenormal vision
jamesmmoynihan at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 15:44:14 UTC 2012
This may work for somebody some day but we will never get to benefit from
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From: <DanFlasar at aol.com>
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Sent: Monday, August 20, 2012 6:55 PM
Subject: Re: [Nfbmo] FW: An artificial retina with the capacity to
>I did a little more research on Dr. Nirenberg and her work in the
> artificial retina field. It seems to be legitimate but don't hold your
> The most important phrase in the article is "Dr. Nirenberg and her
> have applied for a patent through Cornell University.
> Despite what they say in the article - human trials are many years
> away. This is a prime example of the use of science reporting as a way
> pressuring the NIH and the patent office to speed up both funding and
> This kind of showboating used to be considered unethical but it's gotten
> pretty common now.
> I hope this research fulfills it's promise and people who are in
> danger of losing their vision - or who have a chance to regain it - will
> have a
> new, safe and effective option.
> Thanks for posting this Gail, I hadn't heard of it before.
> In a message dated 8/20/2012 6:21:00 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
> gbryant at socket.net writes:
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