Ever for the reason that invention of the magnifying glass nearly 25 centuries ago, we’ve been the use of technology to help us see higher. For most folks, the restore in all fairness simple, which include a couple of glasses or contact lenses. however for plenty with greater seriously impaired imaginative and prescient — expected at round 285 million human beings international — era has been quick on solutions until pretty these days. doctors and scientists are making up for misplaced time even though, with a slew of emerging technologies to help all of us from the mildly-colorblind to the absolutely un-sighted. They’re also part of a wide swath of recent scientific advances we’ll be overlaying all this week here at ExtremeTech in our new scientific Tech collection.