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  1. Science

    Need to Cure a Lazy Eye? Try Playing Tetris

    After a long day at work, there's not much more therapeutic than a round of blasting terrorists or aliens or zombies whatever your bad guy of choice. But if you're looking for a video game to cure something a little more substantial than the frustrations of your cubicle, you might think you're out of luck. Not if you suffer from a lazy eye, though! It turns out that can be treated with Tetris.

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  2. Science

    Coffee May Make Sight Worse, Says Study Proving Nothing Will Make Us Stop Drinking Coffee

    A recent study in the journalĀ Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science found that heavy coffee consumption could be responsible for worsening eyesight among coffee drinkers, causing glaucoma in later years. It's a good study, too, with a nice big sample size and analysis done over a long span of time. Here's the only thing: I just don't care. It's not that I choose to believe the study is incorrect or anything. We all get to ignore a certain number of things in life for our own mental well-being, and I'm cashing in my card here. I will hear no ill spoken of my beverage of choice.

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  3. Science

    Futuristic Contact Lenses Could Change Children’s Eye Shape, Prevent Nearsightedness

    I've always been able to count on my eyes to do two things, be bad and get worse. Pretty soon, though, kids may no longer have to worry about the second one. A team of scientists from theĀ State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry is set to unveil their prototype for a new sort of contact lens that changes the shape of the wearer's eyes, preventing their nearsightedness from getting worse.

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