Nightvision Eye Drops

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Biohacker haben sich Chlorin e6 in die Augen geträufelt. Chlorin e6 findet man in Tiefseefischen und wird manchmal zur Behandlung von Nachtblindheit eingesetzt, außerdem wird es bei der Bekämpfung von Krebs angewendet, um die Laser zu verstärken, mit denen man die Krebszellen wegbrutzelt. Im Endeffekt haben sich die Biohacker also sowas wie einen Lichtverstärker (whatever that means) auf die Augen geschmiert. Ich hab' keine Ahnung, ob das Bild oben geshoppt ist, oder ob dem junge Mann jetzt bei Tag die Augen im Kopf explodieren – aber Die dunklen Augen im Bild oben rühren von abgedunkelten Kontaktlinsen her, die die Augen bei Normallicht schützen, und das Experiment hat anscheinend hingehauen:

"To me, it was a quick, greenish-black blur across my vision, and then it dissolved into my eyes," Licina told Mic. And then they waited. From the patent they read, the effects start kicking in within an hour. Licina and Tibbetts had done their research, going so far as to post a paper called "A Review on Night Enhancement Eyedrops Using Chlorin e6." But they are, after all, a bunch of guys working out of a garage. So they went out to a dark field and tested Licina's new superpowers.

Did it work? Yes. It started with shapes, hung about 10 meters away. "I'm talking like the size of my hand," Licina says. Before long, they were able to do longer distances, recognizing symbols and identifying moving subjects against different backgrounds. "The other test, we had people go stand in the woods," he says. "At 50 meters, we could figure out where they were, even if they were standing up against a tree." Each time, Licina had a 100% success rate.

Mic: A Team of Biohackers Has Figured Out How to Inject Your Eyeballs With Night Vision (via Bldgblog)