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Can you take a sip of water from a cup with your eyes closed?
Millions of people around the world struggle to live with corneal blindness—the loss of sight caused by damage to the surface of the eye. It's a treatable condition with a clear solution: a corneal transplant. This Science in the City episode highlights the work SightLife is doing to help end corneal blindness by making transplants possible.
Make a bright spot brighter.
What happened to your whole hand?
Listen to the radio in an unconventional way.
Locating the source of a sound is mostly a matter of timing.
Use a coat hanger and string to produce musical sounds that only you can hear.
Wrap a string around your head and pluck it to play music.
Discover the real taste of candy.
Using two eyes gives you depth perception.
Keep an eye on your retinal blood supply network.
Your pupil changes size to control how much light enters your eye.