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Scientists develop new implant that can restore eyesight in blind people

Scientists have developed a new eye implant called OpticSELINE which stimulates the optic nerve through an intraneural electrode and restores the eyesight of visually impaired people.

If you're worried about your eyesight, it's not screens you need to fear

Computers, tablets, phones, TVs — surely the hours spent staring at these screens are somehow affecting our eyesight. But where's the science, and can "computer glasses" really help? DW asked an expert.


Building Blocks: A lot can happen over coffee

In the heart of Ahmedabad, a space for immersive art.

Nature, by the Glass

Take your children on wine tasting tours. Oenotourism is not only about the bubbly.

Vision problems may put your kid at increased ADHD risk

Children with vision problems should be monitored for signs and symptoms of ADHD so that this dual impairment of vision and attention can best be addressed.

Days and nights in the forest: 23 days with the Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Given rare access, Indian Express reporter Ashutosh Bhardwaj spent 23 days with the Maoists in Chhattisgharh, living in their camps, sharing their food, watching films on a laptop and debating Mao.


The rise of the angry national

Rather than being threatened by currents of world history, India can take any current of thought and make it its own, but in a way that exudes that ineffable sense of being shaped by India.

Tracing Kashibai: The 'first' lady from Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani

Once, a general Bajirao Peshwa fell in love with Mastani. We trace the third character of this love story — Kashibai.

How Israel went from a culinary desert to gourmet destination

From desolate desert to hipster haven, the country’s transformed food scene is a culinary triumph.

Chennai's music season: After the hard rain fell

This festive season in Chennai, who would sing Amrithavarshini? This raga, meant to invoke the rain god, spans out best in Muthuswami Dikshitar’s Anandamritakarshini, a familiar peppy composition in the Carnatic concert.

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Matinee idols

Between 2003 and 2005, photographer Shahid Datawala received a grant from Sarai for a project on cinema and cinema-going culture in Delhi.