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Shooter’s ear: Hearing loss caused by gunfire

When used correctly, firearms provide security, livelihood, and recreation for millions of Americans. The National Rifle Association boasts more than five million members and according to the National Shooting Federation, 20 million people spend $ 16.9 billion annually on target shooting, a sport which supports more than 329,000 jobs. Always wear ear protection whenshooting a… Read More »

Scientists believe they have solved the mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines

The mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines may have been solved by experts who think the drawings actually depict exotic birds to please the gods during ‘rain dances’. The huge carvings in the Andean desert were carved by an ancient Peruvian civilization 2,000 years ago and have baffled scientists for decades as they try to work… Read More »

eMacula Augmented Reality for Vision Impaired: Interview with Steve Willey, CEO of Innovega

Innovega Inc., a systems engineering and lens development company with offices in Washington and California, has created eMacula, a new generation of eyewear that combines smart contact lenses and stylish, lightweight glasses. The system will be tailored to the needs of vision impaired patients who will benefit from both lens-based vision correction and from magnification… Read More »