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Photos of the Day: Contact Lens for Diabetics

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 10:03am
MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer

This undated photo released by Google shows a contact lens Google is testing to explore tear glucose. (AP Photo/Google)

Read: Google Contact Lens Could Be Option for Diabetics

After years of scalding soldering hair-thin wires to miniaturize electronics, Brian Otis, Google X project lead, has burned his fingertips so often that he can no longer feel the tiny chips he made from scratch in Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters, a small price to pay for what he says is the smallest wireless glucose sensor that has ever been made. (AP Photo/Google)

In this photo from Jan. 15, 2014, Brian Otis, Google X project lead, holds a contact lens Google is testing to explore tear glucose in Mountain View, Calif. After years of scalding soldering hair-thin wires to miniaturize electronics, Otis has burned his fingertips so often that he can no longer feel the tiny chips he made from scratch in Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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