Ophthalmology

Is the end in sight for reading glasses?

A University of Leeds researcher is developing a new eye lens, made from the same material found in smartphone and TV screens, which could restore long-sightedness in older people.

Medical research

Australians develop 'smart' bandage

(PhysOrg.com) -- Melbourne researchers have developed smart bandages that change colour to reveal the state of the wound beneath. Their invention could reduce the $500 million cost of chronic wound care in Australia.