Mane Product & Technology Issue 5 - August 2018 - Page 16

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FIRST 3D PRINTED CORNEA

A world first was achieved at Newcastle University when the lab produced a 3D printed cornea. It might still take some time before 3D printed corneas make it to the market, but it is a revolutionary feat.

ROBOT FISH SAVING OCEAN

MIT researchers unleashed a robotic fish into the ocean tasked with the goal of saving the polluted waters. The fish, aka SoFi, went out on it's initial trial recently, still tethered to the boat iit was dispatched on, but has helped researchers to see what the next step is to saving our world oceans.

APPLE WATCH USER GETS

DRIVING BAN

In Canada, a student caught driving and using her Apple Watch has been fined C$400. She was caught just having a glance at the device whilst at traffic lights before she was given a ticket. When it went to caught, the young Canadian claimed she was looking at her watch for the time.