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The Seeing Tongue

In-the-mouth electrodes give blind people a feel for vision

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11:45am, August 28, 2001

Blind since birth, Marie-Laure Martin had always thought that candle flames were big balls of fire. The 39-year-old woman couldn't see the flames themselves, but she could sense the candle's aura of heat.

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