A fake organ mimics what happens in the blink of an eye

Faux eyeball surface could be used to test treatments for eye diseases

close-up of an eye

BABY BLUE  Using human eye cells, researchers fashioned an artificial eye surface that could be used to study and test treatments for eye diseases.

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