Gap Fill - Night Vision - Level 2


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Do you want to see in the ? This might be . Scientists gave mice the ability to see near-infrared . This is a kind of light that mice cannot see. Researchers from universities in China and the USA changed the of the mice they tested. They injected nanoparticles into their eyes. These nanoparticles let the mice see in the dark. The injections meant the mice could see in the dark for about 10 . The scientists said the did not damage the eyesight of the mice. The eyes of the mice did not suffer from any effects.

The research is published in the 'Cell'. The researchers hope their tests could be done on . Researcher Dr Tian Xue said: "Human beings have been trying to develop new to enable abilities that are beyond our abilities." He said tests in the could let humans see in the dark. Dr Tian added: "Another thing about this potential is that it wouldn't require a person to wear and energy-intensive equipment, as night-vision goggles." He also said the might be interested in his research.

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