The eye is among the most fragile body parts in the human body. Until the last few decades, there wasn't much that doctors could do to improve damaged eyes or lost vision. Recently, a team of scientists at Finland's Tampere University of Tech introduced a synthetic iris that automatically adjusts itself based on available light that can not only be used to repair human eyes, but could also lead the way to new microrobotic technologies.
An Iris by Any Other Name...
No Sensors Needed
Artificial Iris Works Like Your Eyes
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