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Posts tagged cataracts

February 17, 2014

 

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Are Microwave Ovens Dangerous?

A Moment Of Science takes a scientific look at an old myth.

June 12, 2012

 

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Japanese Newts Regenerate New Lenses!

Each year, three million people have their eye lenses replaced with plastic ones. Artificial lenses are fine, but what if people could regrow their own?

January 23, 2006

 

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Cloudy Vision

Thanks in part to the wonders of modern medicine, people are living longer than every before. Living to a ripe old age does have its drawbacks, though.

January 20, 2005

 

Old and Senseless

The sad truth about aging, on this Moment of Science.

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