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Surgery, Stem Cells Treat Cataracts

By Catherine Offord | March 10, 2016

A surgical technique that removes the lens but leaves endogenous stem cells to allow lens regrowth shows promise in animal and early human trials.

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Golden Goose Awards for Unusual Research

By Karen Zusi | September 16, 2015

This year’s honors go to researchers who mapped human populations, showed spots to cats, and offered children marshmallows to examine the kids’ patience and self-control.

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Giving the Gift of Sight

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2014

See global ophthalmologist Geoff Tabin describe his experiences performing cataract surgeries in Nepal and Africa.

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News from AAAS

By Jef Akst | February 20, 2012

A roundup of recent research announced last weekend at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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