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Eye microbiome of contact lens wearers resembles that of skin

ntact lenses may change the microbiome of the eyes, according to research published in mBio. The new insights may lead to a better understanding of how to improve eye care and prevent infections, such as giant papillary conjunctivitis. Does the process

Freedom 251 is a $4 smartphone that packs in quad-core CPU and runs Android Lollipop

India’s Ringing Bells has unveiled what is being touted as the country’s most affordable smartphone. Dubbed Freedom 251, the Android-powered device carries a price tag of INR 251, which translates into just under $4 at current exchange rates. For that much,

Scientists find genes that set into motion age-related macular degeneration

In one of the latest examples of precision medicine, teams of geneticists from nine countries, involving more than 100 scientists, analyzed the genes of more than 33,000 individuals in the hope of finding genetic variations responsible for age-related macular degeneration (AMD),