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Medical News for English Learners – Program 21

Turning Images Into Sensations to Assist the Blind

What are your thoughts and beliefs about blind people? Based on the research discussed in this video, do you believe that in the next 20 years it will be possible to use technology to help blind people feel what they cannot see? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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  1. Profile photo of admin admin says:

    English Vocabulary:

    BLIND
    something that keeps things out or hinders sight; “they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet”
    not based on reason or evidence; “blind hatred”; “blind faith”; “unreasoning panic” irrational
    unable or unwilling to perceive or understand; “blind to a lover”s faults”; “blind to the consequences of their actions” unperceptive
    render unable to see
    make blind by putting the eyes out; “The criminals were punished and blinded”
    make dim by comparison or conceal
    people who have severe visual impairments; “he spent hours reading to the blind”
    a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters); “he waited impatiently in the blind”
    unable to see blinded, blindfold, color-blind, deuteranopic, dim-sighted, eyeless, protanopic, snow-blind, stone-blind, tritanopic, dazzled
    something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity; “he wasn”t sick–it was just a subterfuge”; “the holding company was just a blind”

    RESEARCH
    systematic investigation to establish facts
    inquire into
    attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner; “The student researched the history of that word”
    a search for knowledge; “their pottery deserves more research than it has received”

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