Day: June 25, 2012

UCI surgeons implant tiny eye telescope

Vision is restored in macular degeneration patients using a miniature implantable telescope to mitigate effects of the eye disease.

Prototype of the blended-wing-body jet

No mere flight of fancy

As a child, Robert Liebeck loved tinkering with model airplanes. The UC Irvine adjunct professor of mechanical & aerospace engineering is still at it — but now he’s working on a much different kind of model, one that could revolutionize air travel. Called the blended wing body, the concept results in aircraft that look more like […]