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How a Blind Person's Brain Reacts When Doing Math

How a Blind Person's Brain Reacts When Doing Math

For years, people who were born without sight were all but forgotten by the education community. Now, we are making strides in...

Sep 20 2016, 1:25pm CDT

Scientists Restore Vision in Blind Mice

Scientists Restore Vision in Blind Mice

In a major breakthrough, scientists have successfully restored vision in mice affected by glaucoma-like condition.The unprecede...

Jul 12 2016, 10:04pm CDT

Looking at Your Smartphone In The Dark can Make you 'Blind'

Looking at Your Smartphone In The Dark Can Make You Blind

 In a warning to those who sleep with their devices next to them, researchers have found two women who were affected by tr...

Jun 23 2016, 12:19am CDT

Extremely Rare Blind Catfish Found in Texas Cave

Extremely Rare Blind Catfish Found in Texas Cave

The pinkish eyeless catfish had never been found in the U.S. before. The fish species previously existed only in Mexico....

Jun 18 2016, 4:14am CDT

Lego-Style Braille Bricks Help Blind Children Read

Lego-Style Braille Bricks Help Blind Children Read

For years, teachers and parents alike have noticed that when children don't know they are learning, they actually learn better....

May 9 2016, 5:56pm CDT

Facebook Helping the Blind "See" Their Newsfeeds

Facebook Helping the Blind "See" Their Newsfeeds

The Washington Post sat down with Matt King, a man who is completely revolutionizing the way that blind people use the internet...

Apr 5 2016, 8:55pm CDT

Toyota Developing Wearable Mobility Device for the Blind to Recognize Surroundings

Toyota Developing Wearable Mobility Device for the Blind to Recognize Surroundings

The wearable device uses cameras to assist the visually impaired wearer in recognizing his or her surroundings....

Mar 10 2016, 5:47am CST

Tactile map

3-D Printing Technology Used To Create Braille Maps for Blind and Visually-Impaired

The Joseph Kohn Training Center in New Brunswick has gotten 3-D Braille maps which visually-impaired and blind people at the ce...

Feb 29 2016, 8:13am CST

Roseanne Barr talks about Blindness

Roseanne Barr talks about Going Blind

Roseanne Barr, the television celebrity, talked recently about this and that. Among the topics that got discussed were her blin...

Apr 21 2015, 7:21am CDT

Suge Knight goes Blind, Hospitalized Again

Suge Knight Goes Blind, Hospitalized Again

The former rapper took to talking in the court himself about his deteriorating health, his loss of weight and vision, and his c...

Mar 3 2015, 9:22am CST

Microsoft Working On Wearable for The Blind

Microsoft Working On Wearable for The Blind

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new wearable device – but it’s not what you think. While rumors have been circulating for...

Jul 15 2014, 2:43am CDT

How Following The Leader Can Create Blind Spots

How Following The Leader Can Create Blind Spots

Instincts are generally helpful and occasionally disastrous. For instance, ants have genetically programmed responses to chemic...

Dec 27 2013, 8:30am CST

Tony Robbins Reveals The Top 5 Leadership Blind Spots That Cripple Business Success

Tony Robbins Reveals The Top 5 Leadership Blind Spots That Cripple Business Success

Throughout my 10 years as career and leadership coach and trainer, I’ve been continually intrigued by Tony Robbins’ messages, p...

Dec 20 2013, 11:46am CST

A Blind Man Can Drive This Car

A Blind Man Can Drive This Car

Big advancement in the automotive world...

Jan 28 2011, 6:57pm CST

Amazon Black Friday DVD and Blu-ray Sale: $3.99 The Blind Side DVD and more on Sale Now

Amazon Black Friday DVD and Blu-ray Sale: $3.99 The Blind Side DVD and more on Sale Now

The big Amazon Black Friday Deals Week has launched today and offers an almost unmanageable amount of Black Friday deals alrea...

Nov 22 2010, 5:45am CST

ReadHowYouWant Bridges Kindle Gap for Blind and Visually Impaired Kindle Users

ReadHowYouWant Bridges Kindle Gap for Blind and Visually Impaired Kindle Users

One of the things that is keeping the Amazon Kindle out of some major universities is the fact that the device is inaccessible...

Nov 24 2009, 2:00pm CST

HumanWare Launches Notetaker for the Blind

HumanWare Launches Notetaker for the Blind

Those of us who have sight take it for granted. I can only imagine how hard it would be to do my job if I could not see. In col...

Nov 12 2009, 1:00pm CST

MIT Heals The Blind

MIT Heals The Blind

Let's forget about consumer gadgets for a minute. Netbooks and RAmos Android MIDs and smartphones and gaming consoles are aweso...

Sep 24 2009, 10:12am CDT

Cellphones for Blind People

Cellphones for Blind People

I4U reader Per B. just pointed me to an interesting open letter to mobile phone manufacturers to enable their products for blin...

Feb 25 2008, 10:40am CST

VoiceSense Windows CE powered PDA for the Blind

VoiceSense Windows CE powered PDA for the Blind

A PDA designed for the blind is apparently hitting the shelves in Japan next week. The PDA that features a set of buttons ins...

Jul 14 2007, 8:00am CDT

a-technic SpeakOn - 'Streams' The Internet for the Blind

a-technic SpeakOn - 'Streams' The Internet for the Blind

The Internet is a very visual media. It is not easy to use for vision impaired people. A blind British inventor is building a s...

Jun 7 2006, 2:33am CDT

Infrared Sensor Shoes for the Blind

Apparently Antonin Kaspara from Czech invented a low-cost smart shoe that warns about obsticles for blind people. A infrared...

Nov 21 2004, 6:20am EST