According to a report by Jeanna Smialek on August 14, 2012, blind mice were able to see after a device cracked the signalling code used by the retina. Sheila Nirenberg a neuroscientist at Weill Cornell Medical College said it may be adopted for human use within a year or two. The article also noted that this technology may be able to assist as many as 20 million people world wide. Read the full article on