Monthly Archives: December 2012

Why do we blink so often?

The average person blinks 15-20 times per minute, or once every 3 seconds. Although scientists acknowledge that blinking lubricates the eyeballs and protects them from debris like eyelashes or dust, they say that we blink far more often than is … Continue reading

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Do men and women see differently?

According to LiveScience, men are more sensitive to small details and moving objects, while women are more likely to recognize color changes — which suggests that men and women really do see the world differently! “[A] recent, large review of … Continue reading

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First Bionic Eye Implants

After several years of non-human testing, the worlds first bionic eyes are hitting the market in Europe. They provide 576 pixel grayscale vision to blind patients, though it ¬†only works if blindness is caused by a faulty retina, as in … Continue reading

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