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NASA's Glenn Research Center recently informed the world of one terrific application of space research: improving your sight!
A compact fiber-optic probe developed for research purposes in outer space turns out to be valuable as a non-invasive early detection device for cataracts, too. The newly recognized laser light technique is called dynamic light scattering (DLS).
How important is this news? Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss worldwide.
Hmm, now that we humans will be able to see better for a longer part of our lifetimes, it's going to be more fun to watch the pictures that result from a forthcoming three year mission to Mars.
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