Friday, 1 March 2019

Move over trichromacy, infrared is the hot new way to see

quote [ Mice with vision enhanced by nanotechnology were able to see infrared light as well as visible light, reports a new study. A single injection of nanoparticles in the mice's eyes bestowed infrared vision for up to 10 weeks with minimal side effects, allowing them to see infrared light even during the day and with enough specificity to distinguish between different shapes. The researchers also think more work can be done to fine tune the emission spectrum of the nanoparticles to suit human eyes. "This is an exciting subject because the technology we made possible here could eventually enable human beings to see beyond our natural capabilities." ]

A needle in the eye is your first step to a lucrative career in the exciting field of home insulation consultation!

[SFW] [science & technology] [+5 laz0r]
[by Ankylosaur@2:50pmGMT]

Comments

dolemite said @ 5:37pm GMT on 1st Mar
...and you'll be able to see whether or not she's faking it.
cb361 said @ 6:51pm GMT on 1st Mar
My vision is augmented.
Ankylosaur said @ 6:58pm GMT on 1st Mar
Beer goggles don't make you a cyborg.
lilmookieesquire said @ 7:43pm GMT on 1st Mar
Legit question, does a pacemaker?
cb361 said @ 8:29pm GMT on 1st Mar
Yes.
cb361 said @ 9:07pm GMT on 1st Mar
Drink more, think less.
mechanical contrivance said @ 9:24pm GMT on 1st Mar
That's usually how it goes.
Dienes said @ 8:36pm GMT on 1st Mar
-1 for thumb. Gah!
Menchi said @ 2:20pm GMT on 2nd Mar [Score:1 Funsightful]
"Now we just need to make a nice, clean injection..."
plunges body of syringe through side of eyeball

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