Wirelss bionic eye being developed at university

Australia's Monash University is developing a new bionic eye that uses seminal wireless technology to communicate with a processor that sits inside the brain, allowing blind people to discern shapes through  a series of mapping dots when they put on a pair of sunglasses.

Bionic eye delivers 'flashes of light'

An Australian woman has been the first recipient of a prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes, which has succeeded in restoring some of her vision.

Novel retinal implant could give full vision to the blind

Researchers say they're close to a retinal implant that could restore normal vision to the blind.

Bionic eye gives sight to the blind

For the first time ever, real-life trials have shown that sight can be restored to the totally blind, thanks to an electronic retina.

Brain implant could help quadriplegics walk again

Two monkeys have been taught to use brain activity alone to move an avatar hand and identify the texture of virtual objects.

Engineer saves own life with home-made heart implant

A British engineer is now walking around with a life-saving heart implant - that he designed and built himself.

Neural cybernetic implants could arrive within a decade

Have you ever dreamed of jacking into the 'Net using a neural cybernetic interface?

Retinal implant restores sight to the blind

German scientists have developed a chip which can be implanted behind the retina to restore sight to blind people.